• Released
  • March 1, 2013
  • (Limited NY)
  • NR , 1 hr 21 min
  • Drama
  • 1 Fan Rating
Synopsis: Shannon receives devastating news, then he makes peace with his past as he searches for a new life.

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The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
Welcome To Pine Hill is a short, docu-realistic film, with very little plot and scenes that play like loose improvisations. Miller is...
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80

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
[Mr. Miller's] film shows the influence of other recent work in the American neo-neo-realist vein, notably Ramin Bahrani’s “Goodbye, Solo”...
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80

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
Miller’s ace in the hole is the hulking, regal Harper, whose round face vacillates between childlike mirth and lung-stomping sadness. His...
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70

Los Angeles Times

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Mixes real-life situations and characters with fictionalized narrative threads to create a highly authentic slice-of-life drama.
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70

Village Voice

At times the improvised dialogue seems too schematic and superfluous, especially in view of such exploratory and observant handheld camera...
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67

The Playlist

By Rodrigo Perez
While far from perfect, Welcome To Pine Hill works more often than it doesn’t and is an intimate and existential character study of a man...
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63

Slant Magazine

Keith Miller doesn't always trust the fluency of his visual language, occasionally forcing a point that's already being captured.
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Rated NR