Toomelah - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Toomelah Reviews

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film
September 11, 2012
Sen does not flinch from showing a community plagued by misguided models of masculinity, but offsets this hopelessness with a qualified optimism for a different kind of cultural continuity.
Fiona Williams
sbs.com.au
January 31, 2012
Sen immerses the viewer into the stultifying, bleak life on the mission, in order to bring home the message of the power of self-determination.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
November 24, 2011
Raw in its intimacy and heartbreaking in its clarity, Toomelah continues the strong showing from the new wave of indigenous cinema in Australia.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
November 20, 2011
An unflinching portrait of an Aboriginal boy's options in a small remote community
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Alissa Simon
Variety
February 23, 2012
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