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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Reviews

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Rob Gonsalves
August 24, 2015
The movie is gorgeous pure filmmaking even when we wince at the violence - and we do, because Schepisi doesn't present it as cathartic or exciting.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
June 10, 2014
A powerful unsettling film about racism in Australia in 1900.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
December 28, 2008
Schepisi directs with an immediate energy and crisp cutting that reminded me of films like The Harder They Come (1972).
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
October 31, 2008
A powerful and confronting story: one of the most significant films of the 1970s film renaissance in Australia
Phil Hall
Film Threat
July 21, 2006
One of the greatest films to come from Australia.
| Original Score: 5/5
Emanuel Levy
December 22, 2012
| Original Score: A-
Allan James Thomas
Senses of Cinema
July 30, 2010
Top Critic

March 26, 2009
Top Critic
Janet Maslin
New York Times
July 22, 2006

July 22, 2006
Adam Bingham
Senses of Cinema
July 22, 2006
Top Critic
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
July 22, 2006
Top Critic

Time Out
July 22, 2006
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