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We Are What We Are

(2013)

Rated R for disturbing violence, bloody images, some sexuality, nudity and language.

R In Theaters 09/27/2013 , 100min.
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New York Daily News
While ultimately gory — and a little dopey — this is no rowdy, exploitation-y, gross-out picture. This is a film where ambience, glossy imagery and performance are more effective than the splatter. Full Review
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
There’s a hint of Terrence Malick (or David Lowery, of “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”) in the often-gorgeous photography of Ryan Samul, and a hint of Shakespearean grandeur in Sage’s portrayal of a dignified and honorable American father infused with an ideology of madness. I’m pretty sure I’ve never seen an exploitation film played so effectively as human tragedy. Full Review
Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
A family implodes with a biting commentary on patriarchy. Full Review
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
Jim Mickle plays the scenario deadly straight and unintentionally exposes all of its attendant absurdities, leaving the cast stranded. Full Review
David Rooney
The Hollywood Reporter
The film is that rare modern horror movie that doesn’t simply fabricate its scares with the standard bag of postproduction tricks. Instead it builds them via a bracing command of traditional suspense tools... This is polished film craft. Full Review

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