Welcome to LeithHD Closed Captioning
Michael Beach Nichols & Christopher K. Walker
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About the Movie
Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar, and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor. With incredible access to both longtime residents of Leith and white supremacists, the film examines a small community in the plains struggling for sovereignty against an extremist vision.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 40
- Fresh: 39
- Rotten: 1
- Average Rating: 7.7/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Mr. Cobb is a truly scary presence whose eyes burn with fervor as he describes his racist, anti-Semitic agenda. At the same time, he is articulate, intelligent, determined and dangerous.
Fresh: As engrossing as a fictional thriller.
Fresh: Indeed, this could be the scariest film of the year.
Fresh: It's a story about deluded people in a lonely place who are all pretty much missing the point, and on some larger level that describes a whole lot more than one small town besieged by a right-wing kook.
A well done and very disturbing film.
that this mentality is still around makes me wonder about the human species, some of the humans haven't evolved, yet? or will? or can't!!??
As a documentary watcher and maker I really enjoyed this movie. Felt it was a very interesting look at an almost impossible to imagine scenario. In ways a character study as well, which I also enjoyed. Just a great time all around, gave it 4/5 as I felt the ending was a bit abrupt (as did others who watched the film with me). Highly recommend!