The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open Reviews

January 9, 2020
It's rare to find a film of such bottomless depths.
December 12, 2019
Quietly illustrates the eternal conundrum of trying to be good without being a do-gooder, and trying to be independent while also recognizing the need for a helping hand.
November 28, 2019
Subtle and involving.
November 28, 2019
Filmed almost entirely in real time, and using a series of long, intimate takes, "The Body Remembers" is about privilege and its lack, motherhood and its absence, race and its legacy.
November 28, 2019
Establishes an immediate, urgent language all its own to confront the problem of domestic abuse, making the issue personal for both the characters and their audience.
November 26, 2019
Don't let its florid, mouthful of a title mislead you: "The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open" is a film that's as urgent and unpretentious as it is remarkable.
November 3, 2019
What Tailfeathers and Hepburn have shared... is a practice of filmmaking that grapples with these exact intricacies of embodiment and acknowledges them as wholly inextricable from Indigenous presents and futures.