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Release Date: March 14th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
After his self-reliant mother dies unexpectedly, a boy (Silas Yelich) flees into the woods in shock. His nerves worn thin, he encounters a drifter (Peter Scanavino) and forms a wary alliance with the man.

Cast: Peter Scanavino, Silas Yelich, Lili Taylor, Tom Gilroy, Maggie Low, Brian McCormack, Nick Sandow, John Ventimiglia

Director: Tom Gilroy

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The Cold Lands is less a story than an experience, and that, as such, anything one might say about it could be considered a spoiler. show more

  • The Cold Lands goes flat in this middle section. Gilroy’s visual style is strong, but he doesn’t frame the images to chart Atticus’ development, and Yelich, whose only previous screen experience is starring in the video Gilroy directed for R.E.M.’s “It Happened Today,” doesn’t suggest what’s going on beneath the layers of trauma and withdrawal. show more

  • The Cold Lands is aimless and dull, but has a rich tone and upstate authenticity. show more

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