Arcadia Reviews

March 11, 2019
At once a celebration and elegy, warning and fairy tale, this was a striking, troubling and above all intoxicating film.
October 31, 2018
After a gentle introduction which could almost begin any straightforward look at the subject, things begin to get a little weird.
October 31, 2018
Arcadia is a frequently fascinating, often unsettling look at traditions and places that can often feel like they are vanishing before our eyes.
June 26, 2018
It makes for pretty tedious watching, though the harsher side of our treatment of animals and an eerie score from Adrian Utley (Portishead) and Will Gregory (Goldfrapp) give it an edge.
June 25, 2018
While it's charged and witty, its messages are all over the place.
June 22, 2018
There's a maudlin tone here and a tragic sense of loss...that makes it ineffably compelling.
June 22, 2018
Arcadia layers its tumbling images to form a portrait of an idiosyncratic nation that hasn't so much lost its way, but rather fallen out of love with itself.
June 22, 2018
Where it really scores is in Wright's instinctive, somewhat Lynchian feel for the unexpectedly disturbing quality that seemingly benign images of soil or folk costumes take on when they are slowed down or magnified.
June 22, 2018
Arcadia is a seductive piece of work. Approach it as you might a rich and strange piece of music.
June 20, 2018
Arcadia is a kaleidoscopic critical commentary on how swathes of the British countryside have been eroded by increasing urbanization, resulting in despair, alienation, and pockets of spiritual malaise.
June 20, 2018
Gorgeous fields shimmer; time-lapse plants shoot; naturists gyre and gimbal; pagan rites are hinted at.
March 1, 2018
You don't need to be English - or even British - to appreciate this brilliantly constructed film.