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Ratings & Reviews

  1. 'king Harold's rating of the film Punishment Park

    Could hardly sleep for the anger it induced, then I woke and saw the world for the bland place it is now and thus more dangerous. Drove to work thinking no one will listen if you shout at them, you have to be more clever, but if you are in chains it's too late.

  2. Aniko's rating of the film Punishment Park

    A good concept and relevant subject matter, but not executed well enough.

  3. Kudubundu's rating of the film Punishment Park

    This film is as powerful today as it was back in the 70's. I like Peter Watkins movies. More please! I felt angry and frustrated and disturbed during the film which is the sign of a good one, in my books.

  4. Yasser Azmy's rating of the film Punishment Park

  5. Billy Dudley's rating of the film Punishment Park

    One of the single most powerful things ever captured on film

  6. Steve G.'s rating of the film Punishment Park

    This film is 44 years old and yet it has more to say about society and the documentary making process than almost anything that is being made today in 2015. A mind-bogglingly sharp satire not to mention a genuinely edge-of-the-seat warming thriller, the authenticity of the performances is such that it's staggering to think you're not watching a documentary, even despite the subject matter. An incredible film.

  7. Allan Struthers's rating of the film Punishment Park

  8. tomfdzv's rating of the film Punishment Park

    Shocking, I loved it, but it's sad because it's a reality, although the USA doesn't has a punishment park exactly, racism has not stop, their fight for freedom means following their capitalist ideas and if you think in a different way you become an enemy or a terrorist, that's my opinion.

  9. miles's rating of the film Punishment Park

    still relevant, interesting and amazing docu/film.

  10. SiIencio's rating of the film Punishment Park

    Complex protest film about the concept of patriotism, the tyranny of governments, the use of violent repression to impose political ideologies. It admits multiple lectures & applies to a myriad of different scenarios past and present. Special mention to the fact that, rightly or wrongly, governmental policies find legitimacy in the views of a majority, a fact that worryingly translate into the tyranny of the masses

  11. Victor Chan's rating of the film Punishment Park

    In a dramatic way, but realistically reflects the dark side of the government and it still applies on this decade.

  12. Maciek Piatek's rating of the film Punishment Park

    here we go again, great idea so up to date film. Like the idea behind it.

  13. Joe's rating of the film Punishment Park

    Jeez, man. This film is 44 years old and it plays as if it were set today. Amazing, inspiring, depressing.

  14. Leigh Collins's rating of the film Punishment Park

  15. simon's rating of the film Punishment Park

    Seems as relevant now as it did back then a thought provoking idea and film

  16. SPQRNH's rating of the film Punishment Park

    Quand mama miam America mange ses propres enfants. Flippant.

  17. Amyx's rating of the film Punishment Park

  18. smndvdcl's rating of the film Punishment Park

    A polemical classic and damning indictment on the dystopian role of an increasingly authoritarian establishment. The cinematic revolution took place in the early 70s, and it included this acerbic faux documentary masterpiece.

  19. Nick's rating of the film Punishment Park

    Not exactly what you'd call the most subtle of anti-authoritarian films but that doesn't stop it from being relevant and poignant. Drags in places but interesting and well crafted nonetheless.

  20. Thomas Paul's rating of the film Punishment Park

    This film was a great demonstration of what america's brutal system can achieve. It starts out with ramblings of outdated politics then turns sour and shocking with violent scenes even judged by its own camera crew, well done.

  21. anwoody's rating of the film Punishment Park

    Rather brutal and scary scenario. Pseudo-documentary style looks good, but isn't entirely convincing.

  22. Max Seqgar's rating of the film Punishment Park

    Did Abby Martin co-produce this? On a more serious note: at least it is good to see that today news networks like RT discuss these issues at a more public level... not that these issues have been solved AT ALL!

  23. jacbruneau's rating of the film Punishment Park

    Incredible. In light of the police murders of innocent people like Trayvon Martin, Walter Scott & others, this film is fire at the bottom of a rope. Stylistically very minimal but the narrative form is brilliant. Heartbreaking and harrowing... because although this is a fake doc, the implications are dead-on.

  24. FilmEdie's rating of the film Punishment Park

    By no means a subtle film, but - as one of the characters says - "there's no place for poets in this culture." Not an easy or even enjoyable watch - nor should it be; this is a strength of the film rather than a strike against it. Way too full of truths to be 'fiction'. Its current-day relevance can't be overstated.