River (2021)

River (2021)

Poster for River (2021)

Following up 2017's film odyssey Mountain, filmmaker Jennifer Peedom and narrator Willem Dafoe reunite with the Australian Chamber Orchestra for another cinematic experience depicting humanity's relationship to rivers.

2021Rating: E75 minsAustralia
Documentary

FIND TIMES & TICKETS

River (2021) | Reviews

33%6 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

All reviews on Rotten Tomatoes
The Guardian

The Guardian

Visually rich (but) the droning observations can be platitudinous and verging on insufferable.

Full review
Financial Times

Financial Times

Be awed or beat it; the film demands your reverence.

Full review
Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Not even Willem Dafoe’s narration can save this meandering documentary with tired colonial overtones.

Full review
Collider

Collider

River is a poetic argument made potent.

Full review
Time Out

Time Out

This sparklingly visual, Nat Geo-like tour of the worlds great waterways wants to dazzle us and shake us from our complacency and it manages both in style.

Full review