Kangaroo (2018)


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This groundbreaking film reveals the truth surrounding Australia's love-hate relationship with its beloved icon. The kangaroo image is proudly used by top companies, sports teams and as tourist souvenirs, yet when they hop across the vast continent some consider them to be pests to be shot and sold for profit. KANGAROO unpacks a national paradigm where the relationship with kangaroos is examined.


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Turns out Australia's national icon is one mightily maligned marsupial, as revealed by the eye-opening investigative documentary "Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story."

Jan 18, 2018 | Full Review…

The filmmakers are determined to sound a wake-up siren, and they blast it here with extra strength.

Jan 18, 2018 | Full Review…

Has the potential to help bring kangaroo welfare and management into much sharper focus in Australia and internationally.

Jan 18, 2018 | Full Review…

Kangaroo is a sobering depiction of how deep cultural divides affect the future of a species, even one so seemingly ubiquitous and resilient.

Jan 17, 2018 | Full Review…

In the end, Kangaroo is the kind of advocacy film that's most likely to convince you if you already believe.

Jan 16, 2018 | Full Review…

Balanced it is not, but Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story proves to be a bluntly effective, in a pry-your-eyes-open-with-a-crowbar kind of way, piece of animal welfare advocacy.

Jun 10, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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