The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Reviews

August 23, 2019
When the moment of violence arrives, abruptly, at the half-way point, it does so in flurry of handheld camerawork, striking sound design and stark symbolism.
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.
June 10, 2014
A powerful unsettling film about racism in Australia in 1900.
December 22, 2012
December 28, 2008
Schepisi directs with an immediate energy and crisp cutting that reminded me of films like The Harder They Come (1972).
October 31, 2008
A powerful and confronting story: one of the most significant films of the 1970s film renaissance in Australia
July 21, 2006
One of the greatest films to come from Australia.