“The filmmakers are determined to sound a WAKE-UP SIREN, and they BLAST it with extra strength”

- THE NEW YORK TIMES

Kangaroo The Movie

REVIEWS

  • Filmink Mar 10, 2018

    "A well made and emotive film"

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  • CHANNEL 7 SUNRISE Mar 11, 2018

    "Kangaroo is the most controversial Australian documentary ever released in America"

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  • The Australian Mar 10, 2018

    "The realistic aim is to raise public awareness about what is happening to our national emblem"

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  • THE AUSTRALIAN Mar 10, 2018

    "A film about contradictory relationships, matters of life and death"

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  • SYDNEY MORNING HERALD Mar 14, 2018

    "There's enough to make you weep for this unique species."

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  • SCREEN-SPACE Mar 20, 2018

    "a challenging documentary that examines Australia’s complex, often exploitative relationship with its national icon"

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  • Canberra Times May 23, 2018

    "We're happy to celebrate this great icon when it suits us, but it now appears we also turn a blind eye to the treatment of the kangaroo."

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  • SYDNEY ARTS GUIDE Mar 14, 2018

    "KANGAROO captures the grace and majesty of movement, the economic spring in its step, of this marvellous creature."

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  • THE AGE Mar 14, 2018

    "Plague proportions or point of extinction? Doco has kangaroos in the crosshairs"

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  • SLATE Jan 26, 2018

    "It’s the most brutal depiction of ’roo-killing since Wake in Fright."

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  • WEEKEND NOTES Mar 13, 2018

    "Love, hate or confused about the kangaroo, you will gain an insight that every Australian should have about the happenings of this unique marsupial."

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  • THE GUARDIAN Mar 16, 2018

    "The makers of Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story knew their documentary was going be controversial, just not this controversial"

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  • The District Bulletin Mar 8, 2018

    "We have woven together an unsettling story for the world to see."

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  • The Northern Star Mar 9, 2018

    "Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story poses interesting questions about a topic rarely discussed in Australia"

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  • ABC RADIO Mar 15, 2018

    RN Breakfast interview with Fran Kelly

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  • The Wire Mar 14, 2018

    Oliver Brown interview with Mick

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  • ABC RADIO Mar 12, 2018

    Interview with James Valentine, ABC Radio Sydney 702

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  • The New York Times Jan 18, 2018

    "The filmmakers are determined to sound a wake-up siren, and they blast it here with extra strength."

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  • LA Times Jan 18, 2018

    "Turns out Australia's national icon is one mightily maligned marsupial, as revealed by the eye-opening investigative documentary"

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  • Variety Jan 17, 2018

    "Has the potential to help bring kangaroo welfare and management into much sharper focus in Australia and internationally."

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  • The Village Voice Jan 17, 2018

    "Kangaroo is a sobering depiction of how deep cultural divides affect the future of a species, even one so seemingly ubiquitous and resilient."

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  • Pittsburg City Paper Jan 31, 2018

    "Like The Cove or Blackfish, Kangaroo is a muckraking work that advocates a clear position for better management and treatment of Australia's kangaroos."

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  • Hammer to Nail Jan 18, 2018

    "This movie tells us to beware and to be afraid, lest these magnificent creatures go the way of the Dodo."

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  • Film Journal International Jan 19, 2018

    "One more of this planet's seemingly endless and frightful ecological dilemmas, presented with compassion and intelligence."

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  • "Flick Filosopher" Jan 19, 2018

    "A heartbreaking, deeply upsetting exposé of 'the largest wildlife slaughter anywhere in the world"

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  • Pajiba Jan 17, 2018

    "Though a brutal watch, I recommend Kangaroo. In 99 minutes, it swiftly acquaints international audiences with the complexity of this issue."

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  • Eye For Film Jan 10, 2018

    "A solid production which takes on a big subject and acquits itself well."

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  • Slate Jan 26, 2018

    "A cultural and historical exposition, shedding light on the fractured way in which Aussies see the animal"

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  • Red Carpet Crash Jan 16, 2018

    "An eye-opening documentary that presents the true picture of killing, hunting and declining number of kangaroos in Australia"

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  • Cargo Film Mar 6, 2018

    "KANGAROO explores the complex and conflicting opinions around this unique marsupial that is at the center of the largest mass destruction of wildlife in the world."

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  • PBS Jan 19, 2018

    "film with an urgent purpose: kangaroos are, according to their research, being submitted to the worst wildlife massacre in the world"

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  • College Media Network Jan 28, 2018

    "What makes the film unique is the willingness of the directors to step foot into uncharted territory, and to launch conversations about taboo topics"

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  • Live Kindly Jan 24, 2018

    "Decades-old regulations on the culling of Australia’s iconic hopping marsupial — the kangaroo — has the country divided. The story is detailed in the stunning new film."

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  • The Critical Critics Feb 1, 2018

    "A scarily immersive experience. Applause is in order for this real and honest documentary."

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  • ACED Magazine Jan 18, 2018

    "A challenging look into a disturbing situation in Australia"

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  • ANDA Feb 13, 2018

    "Australians will be shocked to learn how their beloved national emblem is being sold as pet food, sausages and football boots."

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  • Broadway World Feb 5, 2018

    "KANGAROO: A Love-Hate Story reveals the truth surrounding Australia's love-hate relationship with its beloved icon"

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  • F2 Media Feb 3, 2018

    "A stirring documentary that grabs the attention of the audience and is relentless in its mission."

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  • NPR Radio Jan 18, 2018

    January 18, 2018: Jeremy Hobson’s interview with Mick McIntyre and Kate McIntyre Clere

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  • Alternet Jan 17, 2018

    Kangaroos Are the Target of the Largest Mass Destruction of Wildlife in the World

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  • DEADLINE Dec 5, 2017

    Abramorama Acquires Rights To ‘Kangaroo – A Love-Hate Story’

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  • Red Carpet Crash Jan 16, 2018

    "As the makers have toiled to present all the possible angles, it offers a good picture of all that happens in this far-away continent of the world."

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  • Trust Movies Jan 15, 2018

    "Kangaroo is a documentary you'll want to share with everyone you know."

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  • Film Journal Jan 19, 2018

    "Watching the film, you are continually torn between having your heart race as you see these magical marsupials in action and broken."

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