Beneath The Harvest Sky
Beneath The Harvest Sky (2014)

The official trailer for BENEATH THE HARVEST SKY is now available via Tribeca Film. Making its U.S. debut at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, BENEATH THE HARVEST SKY follows Casper (Emory Cohen, THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES) and Dominic… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 2, 2014
DVD Release Date: October 13, 2014
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The languid pace effectively communicates the characters' crushing boredom, yet the dramatic interest never flags.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
AV Club

Directors Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly are documentarians making their fiction debut, and they pack the movie with seemingly authentic, nitty-gritty details about life in the potato country of far northern Maine.

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Jared Mobarak
The Film Stage

While we're never surprised at the outcomes, we're satisfied because few if any notes ring false.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

While the climax of Beneath the Harvest Sky is a jumble of crosscutting, thunderstorms, and an inconveniently collapsing house, the movie never loses the pulse of people and tragedies it knows too well.

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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

Teenagers in a dead-end town aren't exactly a trailblazing topic.

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Dustin Putman

The performances in "Beneath the Harvest Sky" are better than the movie itself, an exceedingly derivative teen melodrama that too often loses focus and meanders off on lugubrious tangents with its criminal subplots.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

For all its missteps, the film feels authentic. Through thick and thin, it stubbornly maintains a thorny integrity.

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Zachary Wigon
Village Voice

Gaudet and Pullapilly have a background in documentaries, and there's a convincing naturalism to their storytelling.

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Ron Wilkinson
It's Just Movies

A story that unfolds nearly as slowly as the potatoes ripen in the fields, the charismatic performances of the two young leads make all the difference.

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