U: July 22 (Utøya 22. Juli) (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

U: July 22 (Utøya 22. Juli) (2018)




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The tragedy struck Norway on July 22, 2011. First with the bomb in the government quarter, then the terrorist attacked the youth at the AUF summer camp on Utøya. A bloody, sad chapter in Norway's history, an event that shocked our whole country.

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Critic Reviews for U: July 22 (Utøya 22. Juli)

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

"U - July 22" cuts through so much of the contemporary cant around gun violence, around white nationalism, around xenophobia, around the politicization of historical tragedy.

February 20, 2018 | Full Review…

Fortunately, the gimmick pays off more often than not.

February 20, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

"U - July 22" is designed to be as immersive as it is exhausting, and largely succeeds ...

February 20, 2018 | Full Review…
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It's unclear whether Utøya - July 22 wants to inform or empathise, but in the event it's a self-regarding and misguided piece of exploitation.

March 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Poppe's film is technically astute and undeniably visceral, a brief introduction giving way to a 72-minute stretch of panic and terror.

February 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Erik Poppe's Utøya July 22 is a visceral, brutal, yet heartfelt and earnest movie, which imbibes the innocent bewilderment and horror of its young characters.

February 20, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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