In Our Nature
In Our Nature (2012)

When Brooklynite Seth (Zach Gilford) takes his girlfriend Andie (Jena Malone) to his family's weekend house in upstate New York for a romantic getaway, they are unexpectedly joined by his estranged father Gil (John Slattery), and his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 7, 2012
DVD Release Date: February 4, 2013
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

This could be renamed "Mope-Faced Kingdom."

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Leah Churner
Austin Chronicle

It's like an average weekend: nice enough, but tepid.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Plays distressingly like a photographed off-Broadway drama.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Beautifully observed characterizations and fine performances enliven this sometimes static drama about an unexpected family reunion.

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Matthew Odam
Austin American-Statesman

The characters in this family drama are not given enough backstory or nuance to make their problems feel real, and none of the characters warrants much interest or compassion.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

The confessions and conflicts that bubble up feel real and lived, if overly familiar to connoisseurs of that dreaded genre known as the dysfunctional-family drama.

Noel Murray
AV Club

In Our Nature lumbers a lot, especially early on, as Savelson introduces the cast and has Gilford and Slattery keep coming up with weak excuses to stall the movie's premise from kicking in.

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Scott Weinberg

The movie earns high grades for allowing four strong actors to work their way through some basic but interesting obstacles that must of us can relate to in one way or another.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Christopher Haskell
For an independent drama with only four characters set in the woods, the film flows nicely, allowing enough character development and spot on performances to… More