The Divide

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Alex Rowley

AR:PR

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  • RED PEPPER Jul 27, 2016

    "intense and enlightening"

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  • Picturehouse Cinemas May 31, 2016

    "timely, emotionally shattering, formidable... This documentary will be seminal; it will be analysed to bits and viewed as valuable testimonial in decades to come"

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  • Guardian - Peter Bradshaw Apr 22, 2016

    "a fierce, unsettling film"

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  • Evening Standard Apr 22, 2016

    "Jaw-dropping stuff"

  • Time Out Apr 18, 2016

    "the intimate, people-centric approach makes for a more emotional experience than your average state-of-the-economy doc"

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  • Express Apr 22, 2016

    "a sensitive exploration of a vital issue"

  • TOTAL FILM Apr 11, 2016

    "tender, authoritative"

  • Fan the Fire Apr 22, 2016

    "It might even go so far as to touch a nerve with those too hardened to be convinced by statistics"

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  • Occupy.com May 19, 2016

    "could become one of the defining films of our era...an extensive and important work tracking the disaster of neoliberal capitalism. Through gritty, personal tales, you get a vidid sense of what a horror story our economy, and our society, have become"

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  • Boing Boing Apr 13, 2016

    "manages the trick of turning a data-driven book full of charts and graphs into an interwoven collection of gripping stories."

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  • THE F WORD May 12, 2016

    "The Divide beautifully translates the essence of The Spirit Level into 70 minutes of humanity...this film is a delight"

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  • The Guardian Apr 22, 2016

    '5 Best Films of the Week'

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  • Sight & Sound Apr 22, 2016

    'Recommended this week'

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  • FlickFilosopher Apr 27, 2016

    "a hugely sympathetic film - 4.5 stars"

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  • Hedd Magazine Apr 22, 2016

    "simply a must see....The Divide is arguably the most culturally relevant and important film of the decade"

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  • State of the Arts Apr 21, 2016

    "It manages to achieve a perfect balance between serious, emotional content and an unapologetically humorous and light-hearted inflection...alongside stunning photography and an accompanying musical score, this documentary truly is a feat to be celebrated"

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  • The Metropolist Apr 22, 2016

    "a sweeping expose on how deep into the psyche income inequality has affected the poor, working, and middle classes"

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  • City AM Apr 21, 2016

    "achieves a kind of empathy no graph or chart can match"

  • British BlackList Apr 27, 2016

    "an astoundingly accurate portrayal of social division...brilliantly shot, insightful"

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  • HeyUGuys Apr 21, 2016

    "heartbreaking"

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  • Games Radar Apr 18, 2016

    "an authoritative punch"

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  • The Huffington Post Apr 18, 2016

    "A document of our time"

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  • Birds Eye View Apr 15, 2016

    Divided We Fall: Katharine Round on The Divide

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  • Verge Apr 13, 2016

    "hard hitting and emotional"

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  • The Upcoming Apr 13, 2016

    "poignant eye-opener"

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  • Front Row Reviews Apr 13, 2016

    "After a slew of various films and documentaries over the last few years looking at the recession, the economy and the politics around it all, nothing has felt as personal or immediate as The Divide."

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  • The Hollywood News Apr 13, 2016

    "important and insightful"

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  • The Guardian Apr 11, 2016

    "a moving portrait of the lives of seven people"

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  • MyVue Apr 11, 2016

    "Engrossing, intelligent and provocative"

  • New Scientist Apr 10, 2016

    "a fascinating social portrait"

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  • DocGeeks Jun 19, 2015

    "an extraordinary piece of filmmaking"

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  • Cookie N Screen - I'm With Geek Jun 22, 2015

    "The Divide is sublime - achingly so. A must see for all ages, all races and all classes"

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  • Paste Magazine Jun 13, 2015

    "The Divide shatters the image of the golden American ideal"

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AUDIENCE RESPONSES

"If you see this is on, drop everything and go and see it"
@mcintyre_jo


"You will not walk out of @TheDivideFilm the same person. Holy. Shit"
@kingstonwrites


"A must-watch for anyone who cares about inequality"
@Angela_NSHG


"I've just seen @TheDivideFilm and it was amazing/terrifying/seminal in equal measure. Go, go, go"
@Emma_JaneMartin


"Go see it and come out a changed person"
@mikscarlet


"Incredible and thought-provoking"
@ElizAtherton


"Go see it. It's about us all"
@Hardeep_Matharu


"Highly relevant and hugely important"
@jenloatley


"outstanding"
@charlieomalley


"a must-watch"
@marcin_szym


"insightful, informative and hugely relevant"
@danbullock


"tender and evocative"
@defmoves


"urgent and devastating"
@will_reelnice


"go and see this film"
@shawnbettyshop


"wonderful film"
@matthewmaier


'"Everybody should watch this film"
@HarvyMander


"Sensitive and impactful"
@piterk68


"One of the most important films of the year"
@KTrebeck


"Everybody needs to get to see this"
@TonyDowling


"a masterclass in how to give facts and figures a compelling human face"
@newblackfilms


"beautifully made"
@jamiepereramuso


"Beautiful, funny and hugely important"
@Mr_Noot


"Vital and important filmmaking"
@DLMMcQuillan


"Poignant and viscerally enraging"
@croonbox


"Brilliant, uplifting and rage inducing at the same time"
@David_Chater


"A must see film"
@hollycocker


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