"Earthwork is a flawless gem, a gentle
yet ultimately ironic meditation on the
power of art."

- Kevin Thomas

"Genuinely moving, fiercely inspiring,
superbly acted and technically impressive,
this is a model of what a great independent
film should be."

- Robert Butler, The Kansas City Star

"[Character actor John Hawkes] breaks
through typecasting stereotypes in
his nuanced portrayal of crop artist
Stan Herd in Chris Ordal's
ambitious Earthwork.
- Ronnie Scheib

" Earthwork defines memorable."
- James van Maanen, TrustMovies

"The first five minutes of Chris Ordal's
directorial debut,
Earthwork, are
among the sweetest moments
you're likely to experience in the cinema."
- Cinespect