The Work was released in UK cinemas on Friday 8th September following a week of sold out preview screening in London, Dublin and Brighton. Critics were enamoured with the film and it received a number of ★★★★★ over the weekend from top publications such as The Times, The Observer and many more! We have selected just some of our favourite reviews below:
"Better than fiction" ★★★★★ The Times
"Will break the hardest of hearts" ★★★★★ Total Film
"A visceral experience" ★★★★★ The Observer
"Life changing stuff" ★★★★★ - Metro
"A damn privilege to watch this movie" ★★★★★- Little White Lies
The film was also a huge hit with audiences! Here our some of our favourite reactions from twitter:
Inside Folsom Prison, The Work follows three men during four days of intensive group therapy with serving convicts, revealing an intimate and powerful portrait of authentic human transformation that transcends what we think of as rehabilitation. The film premiered at SXSW earlier this year where it took home the Grand Jury prize for documentary and recently took home the Audience Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest.