News & Reviews

“This is the first feature by Dublin director Juanita Wilson, who won an IFTA and was Oscar nominated for her debut short film The Door. And judging by this piece those wont be the only accolades she garners in her career. Her camera unflinching exposes all the brutalities of war.”

Culch.ie
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“One of the most powerful – and harrowing – films you will see this year, and one of the most thoughtfully realised by debut director Wilson.”

Irish Examiner
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“The film is an artistic triumph that works both as a historical document and brilliant piece of film making.”

Kelly Stewart,Toronto Film Scene
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“Juanita Wilson’s cinematic smarts ensure the film speaks forcefully and intelligently about the plight of a woman caught up in a conflict much larger than herself.”

Boyd Van Hoeij, Variety
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“This is probably one of the best, and certainly one of the most harrowing, films you’ll see this year.”

Taragh Loughrey-Grant, RTE.ie
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“As If I’m Not There is a rousing chant/battle cry that will send you roaring across the plains. It’s one of the best films of the year.”

Christine Estima, Exclaim
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