Welcome To Pine Hill Reviews

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June 6, 2013
Mixes real-life situations and characters with fictionalized narrative threads to create a highly authentic slice-of-life drama.
March 1, 2013
At times the improvised dialogue seems too schematic and superfluous, especially in view of such exploratory and observant handheld camera work. Otherwise, though, this is wonderful stuff.
March 1, 2013
A tender cinema verite take on one man's quest for spiritual redemption.
March 1, 2013
Writer-director Keith Miller's existential tone and Harper's gentle approach and giant soul turn this New York story with a final twist into something special.
February 28, 2013
[It] relies on understatement and indirection to arrive at a powerful and resonant meaning.
February 26, 2013
Welcome to Pine Hill precariously navigates the line between representing the perspective of a black male and projecting a white man's guilt onto it.
February 16, 2014
Ghetto gangsta' seeks redemption in the country after leading life of crime in the Concrete Jungle.
January 4, 2014
The urban angst over the city's diversity seems authentic.
December 9, 2013
Harper's strong, understated performance brings dignity and humour to the role.
December 8, 2013
This is a film that is both short on plot and stretched out in time. If it weren't for the hand-held camera lingering on some shots way too long with no cuts, this film would be only about 40 minutes long.
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