Here
Here (2012)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 17, 2012
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71%
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle

[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.

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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

It becomes highly affecting, concerned both with the limits of mapping a landscape and with lovers' difficulties in navigating each other.

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Michael Nordine
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Grapples with the very idea of wanderlust, eventually coming to look at it as both a state of grace and an appealing delusion.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

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.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

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.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

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.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

"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."

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

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.

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Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine

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.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
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Question: When was the last time you looked through the view finder of a camera and had to physically focus the lens? Depending on the type of lens (wide-angle,… More
Leo L
An interesting film that follows an American satellite-mapping engineer traveling through the beautiful terrains of Armenia who meets Gadarine, a young nomadic… More
Walter M.
"Here" is Armenia where Will Shepard(Ben Foster) has come to map the country but has trouble ordering an omelette. That's where Gadarine(Lubna… More
Christopher Haskell
"Here" embodies its subject by delivering breathtaking scenery as a backdrop for passion in the unlikeliest of places. Ben Foster takes a step away… More