Hide Away (A Year in Mooring)
Hide Away (A Year in Mooring) (2012)

Directed by Chris Eyre, Hide Away follows the story of a successful businessman (Josh Lucas) attempting to resurrect his life. Entering an idyllic harbor as a broken and haunted man, he buys and boards the dilapidated sailboat, Hesperus.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 21, 2012
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

A tactile, emotion-laden world of beauty, loss, recovery.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Elliot Davis's pretty greeting-card cinematography, which lingers on birds, clouds and branches as it follows the seasonal changes, is better at evoking the passage of time and the rhythms of nature than all the sodden, pretentious dialogue.

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

Beautifully shot, elegantly acted melodrama of the sailboating cure for what ails you.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

In "Hide Away," Josh Lucas plays an alcoholic widower who undergoes a spiritual rebirth by fixing up a sailboat, and I really wish he hadn't.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

It's basically just Lucas going through a short story-like period of reflection and redemption almost entirely without dialogue. It's not enough, but it is what this underappreciated actor does best.

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Christian Toto
Big Hollywood

Josh Lucas drinks, bats his watery eyes and stares into space for nearly 90 minutes in Hide Away. And yet somehow the actor overshadows the obvious life lessons that threaten to sink the project at every turn.

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

[It] feels padded even in its brief running time; it's a slight mood piece posing as a character study.

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Eric Hynes
Village Voice

The film stays afloat, if barely, thanks to Elliot Davis's uncluttered camerawork, a surprisingly unsentimental denouement, and performers who deftly undersell the script's corniest pretensions.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Beautifully-shot, but undercooked and too heavy on metaphors. Josh Lucas elevates the film with a strong, well-nuanced performance.

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"I guess this movie was about moving on from a tragedy and trying to deal with that. But the movie was just not good. The whole thing seemed pointless. He… More
Walter M.
"Hide Away" starts with a man(Josh Lucas) arriving at a marina to buy a boat. Unfortunately, it turns out to be something of a fixer-upper, leading… More