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Down Under (2016)




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Writer/director Abe Forsythe does a fine job balancing his cast of dim-witted racist caricatures with moments of poignancy and some very well-judged laughs.

December 26, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

If this film is anything to go by, [Australians] are living with exactly the same racial tensions and dealing with the same level of ignorance as we are. But it's a lot bloody easier to laugh about it when it's 10,000 miles away.

September 30, 2016 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

[M]ocks the hypocrisy of those who decry diversity while enjoying it... and dings the toxic masculinity that drives men to prove themselves with rage and violence. It's all almost too dark to be outright hilarious, but it certainly is bleakly droll.

September 22, 2016 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
Flick Filosopher

Complete with a few unexpected soundtrack choices, Down Under packs a strong emotional punch and asks us to take a good, hard look at ourselves.

August 27, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
ABC Radio Brisbane

There's plenty of zesty slapstick, along with a relentless torrent of four-letter words in all cases and conjugations.

August 17, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Sydney Morning Herald

Down Under is too ugly to be funny.

August 12, 2016 | Full Review…
Daily Telegraph (Australia)

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