A sumptuously shot aerial view of an ecological disaster?Peter Mettler has created his own plaintive moving-image version of photographer Ed Burtynsky's politically engaging work.
- Marc Glassman, Globe & Mail
It's strikingly beautiful and presented in such confident, assured rhythms that you're almost¿ypnotized¿y the flow of images - until you realize you're watching grand-scale systematic destruction.
- Norman Wilner, NOW Magazine
Petropolis is one of the best films you will see anywhere this year, it's urgent, powerful filmmaking and should not be missed.
- Jesse Wente, CBC Radio
The film doesn¿ use words to make its potent point: Only an aerial view that leaves one staggered ?and likely ashamed.
- Kevin Williamson, Toronto Sun
- John Griffin, MONTREAL GAZETTE
Le film n'utilise pas de mots pour nous convaincre: Une simple vue a?ienne des lieux suffit.
- Kevin Williamson, TORONTO SUN