“A terrifically enjoyable and engaging film: open-minded and open-hearted, and utterly unlike the material on regular commercial release”
PETER BRADSHAW, THE GUARDIAN
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“A woozy, dream-like, magical-realist movie which demonstrates that despite living amid a landscape of conflict, the minds of the children are ‘like Aladdin's caves’ ”
DAVID BROWN, RADIO TIMES
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Press Releases
Another little Time Out review
Sat 19 Dec, 2009

“A refreshing, unusual take on the war-zone documentary. Rewarding and thought provoking.” — Anna Smith, Time Out

The premiere debriefing
Fri 18 Dec, 2009

Our first ever screening last Monday, at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, a hop skip and a jump from Buckingham Palace, was “stowed out” as we say in Scotland. Read on to hear what the audience thought.

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Ken Russell’s review in The Times
Fri 18 Dec, 2009

“The First Movie is an achingly lyrical story of honesty, honour and hope in a postwar landscape that looks like mounds on the Moon. Mud, dust going gold in the sun, wheat fields peopled with shadows, a pearly landscape of sentinel trees (“where lovers meet”), in a land that time forgets.”— Ken Russell

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