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Tribeca Film Festival, IFFBoston, Provincetown Film Festival, New Hampshire Film Festival

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There isn't a dishonest moment in Fairhaven, Tom O'Brien's piercing, wistful tale of three longtime buddies....A beautifully acted, directed and edited slice of New England life.

New York Times (Critics Pick)

It’s to O’Brien’s credit that while he paves the way for dramatic fireworks, the awkward past is unearthed in quieter though still emotionally stirring terms. There’s a lovely economy to the writing, especially in the more loaded scenes such as a conversation between Dave and his Portuguese mother (Phyllis Kay), or two tremendously well-played encounters between Dave and Kate.

The Hollywood Reporter

The film, playing at the Somerville theatre, hooked me immediately. The performances are so intimate and honest, I felt like a voyeur.

WBUR (NPR Boston)

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