Pilgrim Song
Pilgrim Song (2013)

Seeking escape from his stalled relationship and unhappy place in the world, James, a recently pink-slipped music teacher, sets out to hike Kentucky's arduous Sheltowee Trace Trail. Ignoring his girlfriend Joan's plea to stay in… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 10, 2013
DVD Release Date: October 14, 2013
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Daniel M. Gold
New York Times

James is aimless, charmless, unreachable; it's hard to tell whether he is meant to be a cipher, or if Mr. Morton is simply not up to lending him depth.

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Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

It aims for a sense of soulful introspection that instead comes off as an unwitting parody of languid indie conventions.

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

So little occurs, and so little seems to be at stake, that the action takes on the quality of a tossed-off, not-especially-melodic country-music ditty.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The film makes the most of the natural widescreen wonder of its Appalachian forests and mountains, and its sense of isolation is a welcome change from the familiar urbanism of most mini-budgeted features.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Tedium on the Trail could be the alternative title for this logy trek through the woods.

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