SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL 2017

THE REVIEWS

FESTIVAL FEATURE
By Charlie David Page
4th June 2017

Each and every year, the Sydney Film Festival grows bigger and more diverse. The 2017 offerings are wide and varied, with something for everyone. Take a look through SWITCH's reviews and start putting together your must-see list!

Check back throughout the festival for new reviews.

RELATEDPOP AYENot your normal road trip movie
RELATEDPHANTOM BOYAn affecting animation full of warmth
RELATEDSPOOKERSA real horror show
RELATEDGAME OF DEATHUnoriginal and unexciting
RELATEDINSYRIATEDEscaping war within a personal prison
RELATEDROLLER DREAMSThe retro roots of roller skating
RELATEDPULSEAn ambitious Australian body swap story
RELATEDGRADUATIONThe role of a parent left unexplored
RELATEDTHE OTHER SIDE OF HOPECharming and poetic
RELATEDWHITNEY: CAN I BE MEAn enthralling, heartbreaking tale
RELATEDTO STAY ALIVE: A METHODThe pain of art
RELATEDMISTER UNIVERSOJoin the circus
RELATEDLIBERATION DAYThe hills of North Korea are alive with the sound of music
RELATEDTHE WOUNDDefining masculinity
RELATED78/52A blow-by-blow account of 'Psycho's' shower scene
RELATEDUNAA dull, banal and woefully misguided male fantasy
RELATEDBRIGSBY BEARPaws-itively pure, authentic joy
RELATEDELLIPSISFails to come full circle
RELATEDAMA-SANDive in to a fascinating tradition
RELATEDLADY MACBETHBeautifully hypnotic and unsettling
RELATEDPARIS CAN WAITFood, France and frivolity
RELATEDNEWTONDark political comedy a winning formula
RELATEDWAITING FOR GIRAFFESA tall order for an impossible zoo
RELATEDSPOORA dark thriller with bite
RELATEDWET WOMAN IN THE WINDA sexy struggle for conquest
RELATEDKING OF THE BELGIANSA royal road trip
RELATEDSAINT GEORGEA knockout lead performance
RELATEDTHAT'S NOT MEA marvel of indie ingenuity
RELATEDLAST MEN IN ALEPPOA heartbreaking, unmissable documentary
RELATEDAFTERIMAGEReality askew
RELATEDTHE WALLGripping but thin
RELATEDTHE PINK HOUSEMeet Kalgoorlie's ladies of the night
RELATEDWIND RIVERLeaves you cold
RELATEDTHE FARTHESTA tribute to Voyager 40 years on
RELATEDBARBECUEGrills run the world
RELATEDA MODERN MANA model life
RELATEDBLADE OF THE IMMORTALA gloriously violent film
RELATEDI AM NOT YOUR NEGROA powerful profile of three influential men
RELATEDPACMENThe rise and fall of Ben Carson
RELATEDPATTI CAKE$Off track
RELATEDCHICKEN PEOPLEThe pecking order in poultry breeding
RELATEDMY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINIA refreshing animation
RELATEDOKJASpectacularly over-the-top
TRENDINGNEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYSThe film every teenager needs to see
TRENDINGxXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGEThe good, the bad and the ugly
TRENDINGWIN DOLLY PARTON: 50 YEARS AT THE OPRYCelebrating the Queen of country music
TRENDINGABOUT A BOYAll grown up 15 years on
TRENDINGTHE VIOLIN PLAYERSex and strings
TRENDINGTHE PICKUP GAMEA confronting reveal of the pickup industry
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