Actual People
Actual People
A MUBI Release
5,068 Ratings


Riley, an aimless young woman in her final week of college, goes to great lengths to win the affections of a boy from her hometown of Philadelphia. In the process, she ends up having to confront anxieties about her love life, family, and future.

Our take

Scrappy low-budget filmmaking has a new kid on the block in actor, director, and writer Kit Zauhar. Zeroing in on an Asian-American student’s premature case of postgraduate drift, she brings an altogether different charm to independent cinema with her wry, plucky, and perceptive first film.