Hide Away Synopsis
A businessman tries to escape his past by fixing up a dilapidated boat.
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Movieline

It's a slender story of mourning that manages some lovely bits of mood while also being dreary and a little preposterous in its spareness.
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60

Village Voice

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The film stays afloat, if barely, thanks to Elliot Davis's uncluttered camerawork, a surprisingly unsentimental denouement, and performers...
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50

Los Angeles Times

This quiet, atmospheric drama (originally titled "A Year in Mooring") feels padded even in its brief running time; it's a slight mood piece...
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40

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
This is a man-versus-nature parable heavy on the sappy existentialism that's very much of our time. Call it Nicholas Sparks's The Grey.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The film doesn't play games; it's basically just Lucas going through a short story-like period of reflection and redemption almost entirely...
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40

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Much of the skimpy, waterlogged dialogue in Peter Vanderwall's screenplay is heavy with portent. Excerpts from Homer's "Odyssey" and...
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38

Slant Magazine

By Bill Weber
A banal "poetic" drama of a grieving stranger licking his wounds in a bayside Michigan town.
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30

Arizona Republic

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The movie is plagued with long stretches of dialogue-free contemplation and static shots of nature happening. At only 83 minutes, the film...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The movie seems to think it's building up massive suspense by not telling us our hero's back story, but given that the wife and kid aren't...
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By Dennis in Oregon
Hide Away is a very good movie. Josh Lucas is great as usual and is very compelling in this film. James Cromwell is also excellent. I will see this one again!...

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Rated PG-13 | For A Scene of Sensuality, Thematic Material and Brief Strong Language