Welcome To Pine Hill
Welcome To Pine Hill (2013)

WELCOME TO PINE HILL is an extension of Miller's earlier short film PRINCE/WILLIAM about an unexpected encounter surrounding a lost dog. Blurring the line between documentary and fiction, PINE HILL follows that short's protagonist… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 1, 2013
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Los Angeles Times

Mixes real-life situations and characters with fictionalized narrative threads to create a highly authentic slice-of-life drama.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Writer-director Keith Miller's existential tone and Harper's gentle approach and giant soul turn this New York story with a final twist into something special.

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Kam Williams
Baret News

Ghetto gangsta' seeks redemption in the country after leading life of crime in the Concrete Jungle.

Jonathan Kiefer
Village Voice

At times the improvised dialogue seems too schematic and superfluous, especially in view of such exploratory and observant handheld camera work. Otherwise, though, this is wonderful stuff.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

[It] relies on understatement and indirection to arrive at a powerful and resonant meaning.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The urban angst over the city's diversity seems authentic.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

A tender cinema verite take on one man's quest for spiritual redemption.

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Eric Hynes
Time Out

Welcome to Pine Hill precariously navigates the line between representing the perspective of a black male and projecting a white man's guilt onto it.

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Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

Harper's strong, understated performance brings dignity and humour to the role.

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