★★★★ An eye-opening cinematic experience... Hugely Impactful.
★★★★★ Essential viewing for any global citizen…
★★★★★ Will move you so much things won’t feel the same afterwards…
★★★★ Vivid journalism indeed…
★★★★★ Filmmaking at its finest…
HEATHER SMALL, M PEOPLE
★★★★★ Defines the temper of our age as vividly as Derek Jarman’s Jubilee did all of 23 years ago... a landmark film.
ALEXANDER WALKER, EVENING STANDARD.
Completely blown away by it. It's beautifully put together, and by far the best war doc I have seen.
NICK BROOMFIELD, FILMAKER.
★★★★★ A seeing film... thundered my pulse and constricted my throat.
★★★★ A moving story of love and redemption... I’ve never seen a better film about journalism and war.
PETER BERGEN, CNN
★★★★ Lively, gritty, beautiful and deeply surreal.
ARWA HAIDER, TIME OUT
I was blown away... Beautiful. Important, Profound... Quite brilliant.
ALLAN LITTLE, BBC
★★★★ Parry's unerring focus and documentary discipline make King as fascinating as he is infuriating.
TOM HUDDLESTON, TIME OUT
★★★★ It has verve, ambition and humour that put most similar British efforts to shame.
JASON SOLOMON, OBSERVER.
★★★★★ A thoughtful and provocative film unlike anything we've seen... Vitally important.
RICH CLINE, BBC RADIO 5 LIVE.
Fascinating, entertaining and skilfully assembled documentary... FILM FOUR REVIEWS.
★★★★Visually stunning. Parry creates a genuine sense of a melting pot.
QUENTIN FALK, SUNDAY MIRROR REVIEW
★★★★★ Parry's film surveys the wreckage and finds in King a fearless, fascinating, flawed figure
JOHN FORTANG, CHANNEL FOUR REVIEWS.
★★★★★ One of the few British films this year, or any, to attempt to put together a neo-realistic impression of an actual London community.
★★★★ Richard Parry's extraordinary film about the perils, both physical and mental, of being a war photographer.
TOM DOWLING, THE GUARDIAN.
Parry's film was admirably even-handed ... Another impressive Panoramic view.
LUCY MANGAN, GUARDIAN
★★★★ SW9 comes over as a movie made by a man who’s seen a lot of war, taken a lot of drugs, and has something to say about it.
DANNY MORGAN, CITY LIFE.
Makes Blair Witch Project look like a Teddy Bear’s picnic…
Intriguing... Parry's film exposes some of the darker impulses that keep King and company clicking.
★★★★ Parry's film was admirably even-handed ... Another impressive Panoramic view.
LUCY MANGAN, GUARDIAN