Hamilton (2006)

A young couple struggling with the demands of parenthood are at once united and driven apart by their common responsibilities in this atmospheric independent drama. Lena (Stephanie Vizzi) is a 17-year-old girl living in the Baltimore suburb… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 2, 2006
DVD Release Date: November 8, 2011
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Plot? Who needs a plot?

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Well-composed minimalist indie.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Without plot or incident, and with only the flimsiest of characterizations, Hamilton operates primarily on the level of suggestion and insinuation.

TV Guide

There's hope there, mixed with a piercing awareness that wrong turns and missed connections will always be part of Joe and Lena's relationship, and that the best intentions may not be enough to overcome the obstacles they face.

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Joshua Land
Village Voice

Hamilton immerses itself in the summertime rhythms of one particular blue-collar Baltimore suburb, playing out in uninterrupted chunks of real time.

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Paul Schrodt
Slant Magazine

Porterfield finds the rhythms of everyday life well enough, but he rarely grasps the key moments that make them art.

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