• The Hottest State (2006)

The Hottest State

Release Date: 2006

DVD Release Date: December 4th, 2007

R |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

A struggling actor (Mark Webber) and his lover (Catalina Sandino Moreno) have a rocky relationship.

Cast: Mark Webber, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Ethan Hawke, Laura Linney

Director: Ethan Hawke

Genres: Drama , Romance

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    New York Post

    Could be an overwrought mess if it were in less capable hands. But Webber and Moreno are so good, it's hard to believe they're not really deeply and meaningfully in lust. show more

  • 75
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Hawke has made this movie his way and the result is a story that is by turns romantic and disquieting. It's well worth the price of admission. show more

  • 50
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    In The Hottest State, Hawke uses fairly standard childhood motivations for his unhappiness and reveals too little real interest in the Sara character. show more

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