The Australian Dream Reviews

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August 19, 2019
The Australian Dream is brutal, affecting, and insightful. Rather than recalling one terrible event, the trauma is expanded into an intense personal journey that confronts challenges of the past and present.
August 18, 2019
This detailed package of the media and public reaction to the actions and utterances of Adam Goodes is framed by his backstory and subsequent behaviour, yet there is enough fairly presented information in it for people to form an independent assessment.
August 16, 2019
The loudest voices are just loud. And this is the surprising and welcome thing about The Australian Dream. In the end, it is a story of optimism and hope.
August 5, 2019
Unlike the recent TV doco The Final Quarter, Goodes himself is an active presence in The Australian Dream, giving a clear, strident and soulful voice to what he and others have gone through as indigenous Australians.
August 5, 2019
The Australian Dream is shattering. And now, the illusion of our country can't be unshattered.
August 2, 2019
Emotive, inspiring and argumentative, driven by a clear desire for justice and equality.
August 2, 2019
This is not a pleasant film to watch by any stretch, but it's certainly an impactful one.
August 1, 2019
Anger and injustice rightfully, palpably seethe from The Australian Dream, but the documentary is most effective in putting its call for reconciliation into practice.
August 1, 2019
To put it in more emotional terms, if The Final Quarter left you seething at how appalling this country sometimes is, The Australian Dream might have you feeling cautiously optimistic about how good it can be -- if it has the will to try.
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