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|As of May 22, 2013|
Basically, Ben Foster's character is a satellite mapping engineer currently in Armenia to align what appears to be Google Earth images with his on the ground survey results for distance and some such other measurements. While in Armenia he happenstantially meets an exotic young Armenian wandering photographer played by Lubna Azabal. They randomly meet and begin a conversation that allows a brief friendship to blossom. Unfortunately, beyond their proximity infatuation there is nothing tying these two strangers together. They travel the bleak and abysmal Armenian scenic countryside. He spends hours mapping the landscape as he is contractually obligated to do so, and she bitterly complains about the duration of his work. From time to time a narrator chimes in with existential and poetic prose that amount to a reading at the library that nobody will ever want to attend. Her parents are older and her father is ill. When we are finally given a plot point to hang our hats on the film abruptly ends with no resolution to speak of.
Ladies 24-26 (my core audience) and men 36-48 (my other key demographic), Here is not only a pointless movie, it is also a worthless one. Almost nothing occurs during the film, and at the end nothing continues to happen. We are not even granted a crumb of meaning or a filament of closure. Here is more like nowhere and nothing, because that is where this film belongs.
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