Barbaric Genius Reviews

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Philip French
Observer [UK]
May 28, 2012
Fascinating.
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph
May 25, 2012
[Convinces] us of an obscured talent whose lack of exposure remains something of a mystery.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian
May 24, 2012
The film skirts around his emotional life, but it's a gripping study.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Antonia Quirke
Financial Times
May 24, 2012
This is a sad film about the fate of the writer John Healy, who survived a brutal childhood and spent the whole of the 1960s drunk in the parks of London's Camden Town.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Jenkins
Little White Lies
May 24, 2012
More than just a biography or personal celebration, a film about heady highs and excruciating lows of the creative life.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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