Irish Film Institute -Review Roundup: Katie and Utøya

Review Roundup: Katie and Utøya

Check out a selection of reviews for new releases Katie and Utøya below, or pop in to make up your own mind!

“Everyone will want to see what Katie did next”
4/5 – Irish Times

“It’s a beautiful documentary, basically, and Katie Taylor comes out of it looking very well, indeed. It’s a bit of a knockout”
4/5 – Irish Independent

“Fiction couldn’t beat this real-life warrior queen. It will be interesting to see who can”
Screen International

“The scale and intensity of the collective trauma is evoked with astonishing, visceral power”
5/5 – RTE

“A grim, startling, and immersive experience”
3/5 – Irish Times

“U – July 22 is designed to be as immersive as it is exhausting, and largely succeeds”

“An achingly visceral suggestion of how it must feel to be inside an ongoing assault (terrorist or otherwise), with the uncertainty, panic and fear that creates”
Screen International

“[Director Erik] Poppe’s “one take” shooting style traps his protagonists in a continual present”
4/5 – Independent



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