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VARIETY | Review

“This is needling, righteously upsetting political filmmaking … Håvard Bustnes's engrossing examination of a Greek neo-Nazi party's rise is grimly topical”

Read the full review by Guy Lodge at Variety here


THE PLAYLIST | Review

The gripping but doleful “Golden Dawn Girls” reminds us that, depending on where you stand, a dawn can look like a sunset, and this one looks to be ushering in a very long night.

Read the full review by Jessica Klang at The Playlist here


SCREEN | Review

“Their belief that Bustnes will paint them in a sympathetic light is a naivety which he mines with Louis Theroux-style tenacity.”

Read the full review by Nikki Baughan at Screen here


FILMUFORIA | Review

“Bustnes’ portrait of three women whose men are leading politicians in the neo-fascist Greek Golden Dawn Party, is illuminating, but also very frightening.”

Red the full review at Filmuforia here


MONTAGES | Review

“…the film nonetheless represents a remarkable achievement, a work of courage and skill.”

Read the full review by professor P. Stuart Robinson at Montages here


VARIETY | Interview with director Håvard Bustnes

“The far right movement is marching again”

Read the full interview by Damon Wise at Variety here


IDFA Daily | Interview with director Håvard Bustnes

“Ever since I was a little boy, Greece had been my summer vacation paradise.”

Read the full interview by Mark Baker at the IDFA website here


VRPO Magazine | Interview with director Håvard Bustnes

“I was warned by other journalists that we had to be careful” (translated from Dutch)

Read the full interview by Erik van den Berg at VPRO Magazine (in Dutch) here


KRO-NCRV randpunt+ | Interview with director Håvard Bustnes

“The point I want to make is: we have to understand what we want to stop.” (translated from Dutch)

Read the full interview by Jasmin Sharif at Brandpunt+ (in Dutch) here


VARIETY | IDFA festival report

“Among the most chatteringly controversial and topical premieres at the fest was “Golden Dawn Girls,” Norwegian filmmaker Håvard Bustnes’s sharp, shocking study of the women driving the alarming rise of Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party.”

Read the full IDFA report by Guy Lodge at Variety here


NRK | News report from IDFA

“Police in the cinema during the premiere: Norwegian film about right-wing women wakes attention” (translated from Norwegian)

Read the full report by Elisabeth Skarrud at NRK (in Norwegian) here


NFTF | Interview with director Håvard Bustnes

“They controlled what we could film or not. For me as a filmmaker, it was a true dilemma.”

Read the full interview at Nordisk Film og TV Fond here


SVT | Interview with director Håvard Bustnes

“I was hoping that when the men were imprisoned, the women wold distance themselves from it all.” (Translated from Swedish)

See the interview from Swedish television SVT here