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Based on 8 Reviews
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  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It's an interesting conceit that quickly becomes a precious annoyance especially since the drama itself is so static. show more

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Unfortunately demonstrates the same fractured attention span that makes those Oscar-night montages so entertaining. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Content and style dovetail superbly in this offbeat drama, where images continually change in size and shape, evoking the story's message that human experience is always a pathway, not a destination. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Ultimately has a somewhat unfinished quality that complements the movie's themes -- and Hall's haunting performance. show more

  • 60
    Michael Atkinson Village Voice

    Squint through the humbug, and there's some genuine life going on. show more

  • 40
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    The energy of Workman's editing and the innate value of seeing the creative process play out makes House watchable. show more

  • 40
    Dave Kehr The New York Times

    The film is full of artists who seem to be straddling the line between compromise and conviction. There is much straddling in A House on a Hill, and not enough engagement. show more

  • 40
    Dennis Harvey Variety

    Pic's air of connoisseurist homage overwhelms a haphazard screenplay and characters who are hard to warm up to. show more

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