Harvest (2011)

Gathered one summer in a beautiful shoreline town, three generations are drawn together by their patriarch, played by Oscar (R) Nominee Robert Loggia. With endearing moments of humor and uplifting spirit, HARVEST is a portrait of a family… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 6, 2011
DVD Release Date: June 21, 2011
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Ronnie Scheib

Vagueness is the hallmark of Marc Meyers' sophomore outing.

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Dan Lybarger
KC Active

It's safe to say that 'Harvest' is a modest film, but those are often the ones that pull on our emotions the most.

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Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

It's a movie about a life, and life can be kinda funny and kinda poignant, even when it's full of ordinary things, like age, sickness and loss.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

If this isn't "King Lear" or Chekhov, "Harvest" shows the truth of life as it is lived, growing messier and more complicated as the days dwindle and last chances loom.

Prairie Miller
WBAI Radio

Robert Loggia gets in touch with his more vulnerable side while never letting go of the wiseguy, duking it out with mortality and doing Old Man And The Sea. Though as he describes it, via bicycle as opposed to a boat, serving as a chariot to oblivion.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

There's little to be harvested here, save dreary, cliché-filled dramaturgy and unaffecting performances.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

This is largely a non-narrative piece, the director employing a slice-of-life-in-crisis approach that only works if the characters or the situations are sharply drawn. Neither are.

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Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

Harvest finds a comfortable naturalism in the rhythms of daily life.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An appealing and universally relevant drama about the dynamics of death and loss within the family circle.

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