This Is Where We Live
This Is Where We Live (2013)

Welcome to THIS IS WHERE WE LIVE, a slice-of-life drama set in the Texas Hill Country. A struggling family's dynamics are challenged and a unique friendship is born when a small-town Texas handyman becomes caregiver to their son with… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 22, 2013
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Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/

It's sharply written, and moving without being mawkish, painting a portrait of people that we feel like we know.

Zachary Wigon
Village Voice

This Is Where We Live benefits from the good taste of the filmmakers, whose appetite for understatement ensures that the picture maintains dramatic effectiveness and only rarely lurches into histrionics.

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

Bleak, with moments of heart and even cuteness. "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" without the laughs.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

This beautifully acted, admirably understated drama never succumbs to mawkishness.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

An admirably restrained, respectful portrait of the kinds of Americans contemporary films generally avoid showing at all--or if they do, treat with heavy-handed mawkishness.

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Meredith Borders

THIS IS WHERE WE LVIE feels like a specimen of untempered life. Nothing rings false in this unassuming film.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Though the developing bond between the two men - one of whom is virtually nonverbal - is credible and even touching, the storytelling is too oblique to reel you in.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Melancholic, tender and understated.

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