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Utopia Reviews

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March 27, 2017
Utopia is a defining anti-colonial film which condemns Australians with as much fury as it does the endless system of bureaucracy which enables them.
Full Review | Original Score: Recommended
May 20, 2014
[W]hile much of Utopia won't be shocking to the extreme left-leaning audience it appears tailor-made for, if the abuse Pilger has documented here makes just one unsuspecting viewer look at race relations a little differently then it's worked.
Read More | Original Score: B-
February 21, 2014
Despite its flaws in conception and coverage, this is an angry and sorrowful film about an important subject and it's typical of Pilger.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 7, 2014
A bleak but powerful film, Pilger reminds us that resolving the issues of Indigenous people is far from over.
Full Review | Original Score: 16.5/20
November 17, 2013
Pilger's powerful film has the unmistakable ring of truth.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 15, 2013
If you want to see corruption in the raw, track down Utopia.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 14, 2013
Veteran investigator John Pilger has an extraordinary story to tell about white Australia and its deeply dysfunctional relationship with the Indigenous Australian community.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 14, 2013
When the subject and subjects are allowed to speak for themselves - when Pilger doesn't stand and preach - the injustices glow like throbbing wounds.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 14, 2013
To see this is to engage with arguably the most shocking case of political and social oppression in an affluent country.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 14, 2013
John Pilger's compassionate direction and diligent investigations deserve enormous credit as his poignant and detailed documentary exposes the harrowing treatment of Australian's black natives.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 12, 2013
Pilger made Utopia to make Australians sit up and listen. It's no-nonsense, provocative, powerful and sickening stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 11, 2013
The filmmaker firebrand is in pungent form as he dismantles the hypocrisy of Australia's treatment of its indigenous peoples.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 11, 2013
What Utopia lacks in finesse it more than makes up for in passion.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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