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Home (2013)

We first meet 33 year old Jack Hall in the midst of an exciting transitional period for him. Diagnosed with mental illness at the age of 19, he's had some rough times over the years. But, having gone through dozens of arrests and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 25, 2014
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephanie Merry
Washington Post

Oliver is off to a promising start. Let's hope it's enough to get his next go-round a wider theatrical release.

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Inkoo Kang
Los Angeles Times

The great achievement in writer-director Jono Oliver's poignant, superb debut, "Home," lies in the balance between the film's empathy for those like Jack who seek independence and its compassion for others who may need care indefinitely.

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Brent Simon
Shockya.com

A smart, engaging and superbly acted indie drama that knows and shows its title can be not just a physical place but a state of settled mind.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

This movingly understated drama benefits from strong performances and incisive characterizations.

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Chris Packham
Village Voice

The casting director needs a raise.

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Miriam Bale
New York Times

With awkward slow-motion effects, clunky transitions and pregnant zooms that seem conspicuously in the wrong speed or otherwise a little off, Mr. Oliver's film aims for a glossy mainstream aesthetic without the budget or skills to match.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Remains character-driven throughout and doesn't have a moment that rings false, pretentious or contrived. Gbenga Akinnagbe gives a genuinely heartfelt performance. If there were any justice, he'd get some awards attention.

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