• “A beautiful, stunningly shot and poignant commentary on contemporary Japan’s least understood cultural caste.”

    Channel 4
  • “Many of the shots are simply breathtaking…  Near-hallucinogenic journeys with (Tilda) Swinton, the most delicious of which is a trip to the snow-frosted Global Seed Vault in Svalbard, Norway”

    Tribeca Film Festival Review
  • “An outstanding series with stunningly beautiful photography, this poignant portrayal of the reality of rural life in Eastern Europe was a timely commission.”

    Royal Television Society Programme Awards – Jury’s comments
  • “One of the most beautifully photographed and moving documentaries I have ever watched.”

    Michael Brierly director/cameraman – Cape Town
  • “Cinematographer Roger Chapman defied the film’s tiny budget and terrible weather of last summer to present a glorious evocation of a rural England where the sun is always golden.”