You Are Here
You Are Here (2012)

An obsessive, self-styled "Archivist" roams the city collecting strange objects and documents. Each of the documents is an artifact from a distinct but parallel world; a map from a corporation whose only purpose is to track the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 11, 2012
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Moments of insight flare like fireflies and disappear, whether from underfinancing or overambition is unclear.

Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Meticulously conceived, shot and edited, it's Cockburn's first feature after a string of well-received shorts, and it's quite the calling card.

Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Some will find the film compelling, but underneath the riddles it's basically a self-important proclamation of "who the hell knows?"

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

Overlapping story threads, voices, and imagery result in an atmosphere of disquieting psychological confusion.

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James Bradshaw
Globe and Mail

It all feels as though a dash of the surreal has been woven into moments of banal human experience to see how far reality bends before it snaps.

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Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies

If one definition of an "art film" is that you still have no idea what's going on halfway through, then You Are Here is definitely an art film, so successfully does it defy one's need for things to make sense.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Smart, anxious and weirdly funny, the first feature from Toronto video artist Daniel Cockburn connects a series of scenarios that gradually begin to loop into each other.

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Chris Chang
Film Comment Magazine

A twisted exegesis on the dissolution of identity, the disappearance of will, and, eventually, the loss of mind.

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Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto

Cockburn is inviting us into his head, to think about the things he never stops thinking about. It's kind of nice in there.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
This pile of garbage should have seen its death at the Film Festival. Now it will disappoint a larger audience with a broader release. A bunch of disjointed… More