"There are dappled shades of Joanna Hogg, with less formal determination, in elegiac British ensemble drama Back to the Garden..."
Guy Lodge THE OBSERVER
"A compelling portrayal of ordinary people....Sanders has now done it again."
Michael Church THE INDEPENDENT
"A low-budget, intimate chamber piece that says a lot more about its subject matter than many better-financed projects. A work of quiet achievement" Derek Malcolm EVENING STANDARD
"Jon Sanders returns with another valuable, serious example of high-minded, low-budget British ensemble drama..... delicate, sober and thoughtful" Peter Bradshaw THE GUARDIAN
"Utilising David Scott's sublime, sun-dappled visuals .... a work of emotionally rewarding melancholy, pitting an ostensibly light premise against a cast of effortless professionals who carry off the wholly spontaneous dialogue throughout."
Ed Frost CINE-VUE
" Back to the Garden not only succeeds in finding the truth beneath the surface but has a quiet power that creeps up on you and leaves its own distinct memory behind." Rob Munday FRONT ROW REVIEWS
"Jon Sanders’ bittersweet improv drama carries a calm power that slowly surfaces through long, open takes" EMPIRE