Slam

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Total Count: 6

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Slam tells the story of Ricky, a young Arab Australian whose peaceful suburban life is turned on its head when his sister, Ameena, disappears without trace. In a climate of distrust and xenophobia, she is soon suspected of having joined the ranks of ISIS in Syria. In a 'post-facts' world, Ricky no longer knows who to believe, his sense of what's right or the 24 hours media cycle of spin.

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Critic Reviews for Slam

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (6)

  • For all its social and political subtext, "Slam" always stays firmly on track as a propulsive and engrossing thriller.

    Oct 18, 2019 | Full Review…
  • [Director Partho Sen-Gupta]'s a confident talent with a finely tuned instinct for the mechanics of plot and character. There's a lot going on in this film and although the conclusion it reaches is pretty predictable, the trajectory it takes is not.

    Oct 16, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • It works as both a thriller and a thought-provoking social conscious film.

    Oct 29, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…
  • Overall, Slam is very impressive: it tells an important story in a convincing and enthralling way.

    Oct 18, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Without descending into hysterics writer/director Partho Sen-Gupta does a fine job detailing how promptly fear and suspicion can be coaxed used to promote an official agenda. It's a strong-minded, subdued film that bravely confronts the politics of grief.

    Oct 16, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • ...engaging drama-thriller.

    Oct 15, 2019 | Rating: 16/20 | Full Review…

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