The Anchorage (2010)

The Anchorage





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Ulla's daughter and a young family friend have been paying her a visit where she lives, alone, on a rugged island in the Baltic Sea. But when they depart and Ulla is left to return to her everyday, she discovers her quiet corner of the world disrupted by the arrival of a shadowy deer hunter. The Anchorage is a work of restraint and patience and simple, meditative beauty. Shot in 2006 (but not released until 2009) with a skeleton crew on location in the Stockholm Archipelago, directors C.W. … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: C.W. Winter
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

The Anchorage is a fully realized ode to the power of silence and solitude and one woman's harmony with nature.

Full Review… | September 17, 2010
New York Post
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Little more than a travelogue and a vaguely contemplative vibe.

Full Review… | September 15, 2010
Time Out
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The Anchorage uses a narrative structure introduced to more powerful effect 35 years ago in Chantal Akerman's Jeanne Dielman.

Full Review… | September 14, 2010
Village Voice
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Full Review… | September 17, 2010
New York Times
Top Critic

The Anchorage collects and uses a variety of stylistic devices that arguably originate with the European art house, and discovers meaningful, thoughtful ways to put them to work.

Full Review… | September 26, 2010
Slant Magazine

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