Based on 10 Critics
  • An innovative hybrid of documentary, staged reading, fictional feature, and confessional, The Arbor defies categorization not merely for art's sake - although its artistry is without question - but because conventional forms seem inadequate for such a harrowing story. show more

  • Moving, bold, unconventional and impeccably staged, The Arbor is a worthy tribute to a powerfully artistic voice. show more

  • The Arbor's pummeling second half begins with the collapse of its celebrity subject; the following spirals of self-destruction make you suspect that some childhoods are simply too hard to escape. Tough, worthy stuff. show more

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