"A love note to the displaced."
— Robert Daniels, RogerEbert.com
"A timely feel-good fable about the kindness of strangers."
— Stephen Dalton, Hollywood Reporter
"What a thoroughly wonderful sophomore feature from the British director Ben Sharrock – witty, poignant, marvellously composed and shot, moving and even weirdly gripping."
— Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
"The poignancy and low-key desperation of the situation in which the men find themselves is balanced by the film’s warmth and gentle humour. In a market crowded with migrant stories, this is something special."
— Wendy Ide, Screen Daily
"The film thrusts us into this forgotten, snow-lashed corner of the world where a gaggle of lost souls are dumped, awaiting visas. The oddities of islander life are as bemusing to these new arrivals as they are in turn to the largely friendly locals."
— Stephen A. Russell, Time Out