During the war inside Singapore, Jim, a courageous Australian pilot, who is shocked after waking up hanging in a tree in a jungle after surviving an attack, so he has to find his way back to the Allies.
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New York Theatre Wire
August 13, 2014 "Canopy" begins in stillness, ends in muteness, and in between seldom a word will be uttered. . . . All in all, the screenplay offers up two perfect roles for actors with poor memory recall.Read in Source
Film Comment Magazine
September 15, 2014 In many ways, Canopy is closer to a fairy tale than a war film, its soldier like a hero on a perilous, mystical journey through a primordial forest, with a sort of pre-linguistic logic guiding the action.Read in Source
August 27, 2014 A humble hybrid between The Thin Red Line and Gravity, Canopy embraces the challenge of making a low-budget World War II film, distilling Australia's involvement in the Pacific Theater into the plight of one unfortunate paratrooper.Read in Source
New York Times
August 28, 2014 While not much is said in the Australian director Aaron Wilson's small-scale first feature, "Canopy," the film conveys volumes about war and humanity.Read in Source
The Film Stage
June 27, 2016 Canopy's an exercise in mankind's implicit ability to trust, share, and protect as strength.Read in Source
August 27, 2014 Much like his fly-boyflyboy underdog in the opening sequence, Wilson simply can't stick the landing.Read in Source
September 01, 2014 Canopy is a movie rich of its own world, an 80-minute work of filmmaking that rises above mere war or survival films and becomes something unique.Read in Source
August 28, 2014 This is a film that eschews epic battle scenes and carnage to delve into the quieter, no less terrifying, moments of waiting and watching.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
September 11, 2014 A brave experiment in stripped-down, visceral filmmaking, writer-director Aaron Wilson's World War II drama "Canopy" is ultimately upended by its minimalist conceit.Read in Source
August 28, 2014 To the suddenly white-hot adventure subgenre of one or two souls alone against nature... add the more modestly scaled but no less absorbing wartime survival adventure "Canopy."Read in Source
August 30, 2014 Canopy is a work of minimal, expressionistic storytelling whose unconventional dramatic beats inject fresh blood in a tired genre.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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