Are You Here

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Are You Here
Are You Here poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Matthew Weiner
Produced by Gary Gilbert
Jordan Horowitz
Matthew Weiner
Scott Hornbacher
Written by Matthew Weiner
Starring Owen Wilson
Zach Galifianakis
Amy Poehler
Music by David Carbonara
Cinematography Chris Manley
Edited by Christopher Gay
Production
company
Gilbert Films
Distributed by Millennium Entertainment
Release dates
  • September 7, 2013 (2013-09-07) (TIFF)
  • August 22, 2014 (2014-08-22) (United States)
Running time 113 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Are You Here is a 2014 American comedy film directed by Matthew Weiner. The film stars Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis and Amy Poehler.

Plot[edit]

Two childhood best friends embark on a road trip back to their hometown after one of them learns he has inherited a large sum of money from his recently deceased estranged father.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Filming began on May 7, 2012, in Yadkinville, North Carolina.[1] On April 11, 2014, it was announced that Millennium Entertainment is near to close the distribution deal of the film.[2]

Marketing[edit]

A poster for the film was revealed on June 4, 2014,[3] followed by an official trailer of the film on June 5, 2014.[4]

Release[edit]

The film premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in September.[5]

Reception[edit]

Are You Here has been met with generally negative reviews from critics. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a rating of 7%, based on 41 reviews, with an average rating of 3.5/10. The site's general consensus reads: "Given the amount of talent assembled on both sides of the camera, Are You Here falls bewilderingly flat."[6] On Metacritic, the film earned a score of 37 out of 100, based on 22 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".[7]

The film received a grade C from A.V. Club writer Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, who commented on its bland stylistic choices but praises Weiner's ability to get good performances from his actors.[8]

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