“The filmmakers are determined to sound a WAKE-UP SIREN, and they BLAST it with extra strength”
- THE NEW YORK TIMES
"The filmmakers are determined to sound a wake-up siren, and they blast it here with extra strength."
"Turns out Australia's national icon is one mightily maligned marsupial, as revealed by the eye-opening investigative documentary"
"Has the potential to help bring kangaroo welfare and management into much sharper focus in Australia and internationally."
"Kangaroo is a sobering depiction of how deep cultural divides affect the future of a species, even one so seemingly ubiquitous and resilient."
January 18, 2018: Jeremy Hobson’s interview with Mick McIntyre and Kate McIntyre Clere
"One more of this planet's seemingly endless and frightful ecological dilemmas, presented with compassion and intelligence."
"film with an urgent purpose: kangaroos are, according to their research, being submitted to the worst wildlife massacre in the world"
"A scarily immersive experience. Applause is in order for this real and honest documentary."
“Shocking and revealing”
"Kangaroo is the most controversial Australian documentary ever released in America"
"This doco is as important to Australia as The Cove has been for Japan."
"No respite for Skippy"
"Like The Cove or Blackfish, Kangaroo is a muckraking work that advocates a clear position for better management and treatment of Australia's kangaroos."
"Watching the film, you are continually torn between having your heart race as you see these magical marsupials in action and broken."
"A solid production which takes on a big subject and acquits itself well."
Abramorama Acquires Rights To ‘Kangaroo – A Love-Hate Story’
"A cultural and historical exposition, shedding light on the fractured way in which Aussies see the animal"
"An eye-opening documentary that presents the true picture of killing, hunting and declining number of kangaroos in Australia"
"A heartbreaking, deeply upsetting exposé of 'the largest wildlife slaughter anywhere in the world"
"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."
"Kangaroo is a documentary you'll want to share with everyone you know."
"KANGAROO: A Love-Hate Story reveals the truth surrounding Australia's love-hate relationship with its beloved icon"
"A challenging look into a disturbing situation in Australia"
"A stirring documentary that grabs the attention of the audience and is relentless in its mission."
"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."
"Interesting doco that covers both sides of the spectrum"
"There's enough to make you weep for this unique species."
"Plague proportions or point of extinction? Doco has kangaroos in the crosshairs"
RN Breakfast interview with Fran Kelly
"The realistic aim is to raise public awareness about what is happening to our national emblem"
"A film about contradictory relationships, matters of life and death"
Interview with James Valentine, ABC Radio Sydney 702
"The makers of Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story knew their documentary was going be controversial, just not this controversial"
"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."
"Love, hate or confused about the kangaroo, you will gain an insight that every Australian should have about the happenings of this unique marsupial."
"Polarising new documentary"
"The kangaroo is being let down"
"Explosive and beautifully shot"
"It’s the most brutal depiction of ’roo-killing since Wake in Fright."
"This film exposes the large animal suffering"
"Shows Australia's split relationship with their beloved national icon"
"Has the potential to make the fate of Australia’s kangaroos a global issue"
"The filmmaker wants to shake things up"
Kangaroos Are the Target of the Largest Mass Destruction of Wildlife in the World
"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."
"Australians will be shocked to learn how their beloved national emblem is being sold as pet food, sausages and football boots."
"What makes the film unique is the willingness of the directors to step foot into uncharted territory, and to launch conversations about taboo topics"
"Created a documentary that uncovers a dark secret."
"Who is taking responsibility for the welfare of this rare and precious wildlife".
"The cruel hunt for kangaroos"
"Why the kangaroo came to Austria?"
"Victims of one of the biggest wildlife massacres"
"A well made and emotive film"
"Lets people of different interest groups and populations have their say"
"a challenging documentary that examines Australia’s complex, often exploitative relationship with its national icon"
"KANGAROO captures the grace and majesty of movement, the economic spring in its step, of this marvellous creature."
"We have woven together an unsettling story for the world to see."
"Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story poses interesting questions about a topic rarely discussed in Australia"
Oliver Brown interview with Mick
"This movie tells us to beware and to be afraid, lest these magnificent creatures go the way of the Dodo."
"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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