Whitewash (2014)

In the harsh, wintry woods of rural Quebec, Bruce (Academy Award (R)-nominee Thomas Haden Church), a down-on-his-luck snowplow operator, accidentally kills a man during a drunken night joyride. Stricken with panic, he hides the body and… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 2, 2014
DVD Release Date: September 2, 2014
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Tomas Hachard

Largely because of a pitch-perfect final line and a Haden Church performance that brings a dose of needed compassion, Whitewash manages to keep its footing.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Thomas Haden Church bridges the credibility gap in snowed-in fugitive tale.

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Nathan Bartlebaugh
The Film Stage

It may be small and compact, but Whitewash has a sure, strong voice that deserves to be heard.

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Jenni Miller
AV Club

The viewer is left in a snowblind limbo that makes it awfully difficult to stay engaged.

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Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail

Whitewash is a small but sparkling gem on ice.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This film effectively shows a descent into madness, of a man going crazy in the solitary confinement of a prison he himself built. It is also an effective story of crime and punishment.

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David Fear
Time Out

An airtight demonstration of the maxim that no good deed ever goes unpunished.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

Despite Church's solid performance, Whitewash feels so leaden in its gravity, it borders on dull.

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Christian Toto

Whitewash will have you rooting for a man who did a very, very bad thing.

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