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Set against the gorgeous landscape of Armenia, Here chronicles a brief but intense relationship between an American satellite-mapping engineer (Foster) and an expatriate photographer (Azabal) who impulsively decide to travel across the remote countryside. As their trip comes to an end, the two must decide where to go from Here. -- (C) Strand Releasing

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"[It] doesn't offer up a ton of narrative surprises, but there is plenty going on the screen to keep you engaged - and visually stimulated."
‑ David Lewis, San Francisco Chronicle
"It becomes highly affecting, concerned both with the limits of mapping a landscape and with lovers' difficulties in navigating each other."
‑ Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post
"Grapples with the very idea of wanderlust, eventually coming to look at it as both a state of grace and an appealing delusion."
‑ Michael Nordine, Not Coming to a Theater Near You
"In HERE, the landscape doesn't become a character, as the boilerplate cliché would have it, but the brief-encounter romance becomes a proto-documentary."
‑ David D'Arcy, Screen International
"You must be willing to give yourself to Braden King's debut feature, a slow, meandering and sumptuously photographed road trip combined with an intimate love story. I gave, and I got. A lot."
‑ Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal
"The trains of thought stirred up by the film's contemplation of what is here and what is there - and where you are - are endless and stimulating. And the movie is embellished with spectacularly beautiful, enigmatic bursts of abstract imagery."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"Languid road movie, punctuated by ponderous abstract interludes, about a young American mapmaker in Armenia who meets a prodigal woman photographer. A promising filmmaker needs to his lose art-school baby fat."
‑ Frank Lovece, Film Journal International
"One of those movies so fully achieved it restores your faith in the cinema."
‑ Ray Greene, Boxoffice Magazine
""Here" seems motivated by a tone of searching and yearning, not of finding a single way. As Foster's character says at one point, "Getting lost was the goal.""
‑ Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times
"The unstructured, come-what-may quality of a road movie is part of its appeal, but it can be a pitfall, too, when all that spontaneity starts to look more like lollygagging."
‑ Scott Tobias, AV Club
"While everything here is mostly unspoken, and the film itself hints at a broader set of concerns than simply two lost souls meeting on foreign ground, Here too often feels like a jumble of ideas that don't quite cohere."
‑ Andrew Schenker, Slant Magazine
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