Utøya: July 22 (Utøya 22. Juli) Reviews

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October 17, 2019
It's a sweat-inducing, heart-sinking type of visceral, immersive experience like you seldom get in cinemas.
August 9, 2019
Director Erik Poppe doesn't limit himself to narrating the horror, rather, he makes us experience it first-hand. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 23, 2019
This film must be seen. [Full review in Spanish]
July 19, 2019
The director manages to communicate what the survivors felt. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 19, 2019
You have to take your hat off to Martin Otterbeck's cinematography and Andrea Berntzen's performance. [Full review in Spanish]
July 15, 2019
[Director] Erik Poppe's approach to the catastrophe cannot be more respectful [or] necessary to call attention to the rise of the extreme right in Europe. [Full review in Spanish]
June 18, 2019
His photographic virtuosity, with the camera in hand, suggests the idea of ​​a complete testimonial involvement alongside the victims. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 6, 2019
What would Claude Lanzmann have done? [Full review in Spanish]
March 5, 2019
An agile visual narrative, fierce and full of pure nerve. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 5, 2019
Only on a technical level is it an excellent film and the story is extremely well told. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 4, 2019
An asphyxiating experience. [Full Review in Spanish]
February 28, 2019
A film that is able to get to places where journalism cannot. [Full Review in Spanish]
February 26, 2019
Distressing and stomach-churning, U - July 22 rightfully lingers well after the credits have rolled.
February 5, 2019
On this real yet allegorical island, the personal and the political clash, and a nation's innocence is destroyed.
November 27, 2018
There's no stronger argument against guns than the image of a child dead besides her phone - which rings with the calls of a mother that doesn't know her daughter can't answer anymore. [Full review in Portuguese]
October 31, 2018
It's so superbly done, you're unlikely ever to want to watch it again.
October 29, 2018
By focusing on the victims, Poppe allows the audience to empathise with them whilst reducing the murderer to just one brief silhouette.
October 26, 2018
It's a grim, startling, and immersive experience, but without the historical rigour of Paul Greengrass's Bloody Sunday or the comforting heroics of United 93.
October 26, 2018
Shot on hand-held camera, strong on urgency and terror, the film is a tour de force though it flags slightly in the middle, It has your heart pounding along with the breathless fugitives'.
October 26, 2018
Utøya: July 22 has pockets of great power along the way, but it's an uneasy watch in ways it both does and doesn't intend.
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