Press

WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING ABOUT DISCLOSURE

★★
“Disclosure is a tense and all-too-raw drama that delights in its ambiguity”
Peter Gray, The AU Review / August 2021
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★★★★
“a terrific ensemble piece”
Jane Freebury, The Canberra Times / September 2021
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“DISCLOSURE: twisted by the pool”
Richard Cotter, Sydney Arts Guide / August 2021
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★★
“an excruciatingly intense, brilliantly created and thought-provoking work
Reviews by Judith / August 2021
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★★1/2
“A tense and confronting Australian drama”
Janks Reviews / August 2021
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“One to watch out for”
Hush Hush Biz / August 2021
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★★1/2
“This Australian onion peeler means monkey business from its opening images of a lusty, home-videoed sex scene”
Andiee Paviour, Movies to Love / August 2021
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★★★★
“Disclosure reveals one of the best Australian filmmakers we have seen in years”
HEAVY Magazine / March 2021
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“Raw-nerve drama about sexual assault drew from personal observation, not the zeitgeist
Jim Schembri interview with writer/director Michael Bentham / March 2021
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★★1/2
A tense and consummately acted drama”
David Stratton The Australian / March 2021
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★★★★
“There have been plenty of films about bickering couples trapped in a small space over the years. Few of them have pulled it off as well as Disclosure
Anthony Morris ArtsHub / March 2021
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★★1/2
“Top acting & hot-button issues drive the searing Oz drama Disclosure
Jim Schembri / March 2021
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Cinema Australia / February 2021
Podcast #57 | Michael Bentham and Matilda Ridgway

“A stunning debut”
Life Else Where radio show / July 2020
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★★★★
“The seemingly insolvable domestic dilemma in the plot is likely to haunt viewers long afterward”
Video Librarian / September 2020
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“The four actors are superb, delivering nuanced performances in very long takes”
Screenhub / August 2020
Parental Guidance Recommended: Michael Bentham on making ‘Disclosure’

“This Australian drama is a little firecracker”
Dennis Harvey, 48 Hills / July 2020
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★★★★★
“Confrontational, unflinching and inconveniently truthful,
you’ll be thinking about Disclosure for a long time to come.”
The Movie Waffler / June 2020
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★★★★
“One of the most exciting debuts of the year thus far.”
Disappointment Media / June 2020
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★★★★★
“A triumph of a feature film debut for the writer/director.
Cinema Smack / June 2020
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★★★★
“A unique, highly relevant gem, it marks the arrival of a talent to watch.”
FilmThreat / January 2020
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“Disturbing in the best possible way.”
Medium.com / January 2020
Best of 2020 Palm Springs Film Festival

★★★★
“…an impressive work that has floated under
the radar, but deserves far more attention than it has gotten to date.”
Cinema 365 / June 2020
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“DISCLOSURE is an emotional nail biter that warrants discussion.”
Reel News Daily / June 2020
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“The absence of certainty only helps Bentham’s minimalist style feel
taut and tense the whole way through.” 
Assholes Watching Movies / June 2020
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YouTube review here

“Disclosure lays out the cycles of hurt that we inflict on ourselves
and each other with sober clarity.”
Film Daze / June 2020
An Incisive Examination of Collective Trauma: read the full review here

“…an involving and highly charged emotional ride – and one well worth your attention.”
Film and TV Now / June 2020
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“Bentham does a smashing job in building tension.”
Shock Ya! / June 2020
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Screen Daily / February 2020
Breaking Glass Acquires ‘Disclosure’ for North America

Broadway World / February 2020
Breaking Glass Signs Controversial Australian Drama ‘Disclosure’

ScreenHub / January 2020
Australian lineup for Palm Springs 2020

Hollywood Reporter / December 2019
Palm Springs Film Fest

Inside Film / December 2019
‘Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears’, ‘Disclosure’ to bow at Palm Springs