by Paul Kwiatkowski in New Film on Saturday 29 October 2011

Prior to his feature length debut, Animal Kingdom, David Michôd wrote and directed Crossbow, one of my favorite short films of all time: ‘A kid. His mum and dad. The sex and drugs. And the boy next door who watched the whole thing unravel’. Crossbow is a nervy coming of age, with one of the most inspiring final moments I’ve ever seen.