• Released
  • April 29, 2011
  • (Limited 4/29)
  • PG , 1 hr 39 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Drama
Earthwork Synopsis
Crop artist Stan Herd creates a multiacre design on land owned by Donald Trump.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
A flawless gem, a gentle yet ultimately ironic meditation on the power of art.
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70

Village Voice

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Like Herd, the movie-which resists peeking above the horizon until its final, poignant skyline shot-strives for a connection with land and...
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60

Boxoffice Magazine

By Pam Grady
Writer/director Chris Ordal's debut feature is not a documentary nor is it precisely a biopic. Instead the drama captures the artist at a...
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60

Time Out New York

By David Fear
The writer-director does have a wonderful eye-a shot of a tractor wheel sticking out of the Hudson River is museumworthy-but his grasp of...
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55

NPR

By Ian Buckwalter
These fleeting moments never quite overcome the sense that Earthwork's narrative follows too-familiar templates, and that its characters...
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50

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Earthwork is best left to TV.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Oscar-nominee John Hawkes' convincing portrayal of real-life "crop artist" Stan Herd is the exceedingly quiet center of an exceedingly...
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40

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Imagine spending an afternoon watching a bunch of vagrants putter around on an abandoned city lot, and you've pretty much nailed the...
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Rated PG | For For thematic elements, smoking and mild language