A beautiful movie, some sort of a "coming of age" film centered in the American mature middle class. Carefully directed with just enough Robert Altman/Woody Allen, but reinvented in a deep elegant pace. The narrative arc is just there, right on the spot, for every character alike. A remarkable filmmaker, a remarkable story. A beautiful film.
ARP's most allen-esque film: "a movie about ordinary people who don’t really do anything". ARP's most rohmerian film: oblique seduction, instant rejection and inevitable disaffection. It reminded me of Olivia Laing's portrayal's of loneliness in New York: permanent disconnection, weak ties, and male gaze.
People can live pretty lonely in their own reality of living the live of others... That's the case of Gwen (so well performed by Mary Lousie Parker), a lady that keeps giving life advices to everyone but also criticise others. A more depressive and better filmed version of a melancholic Woody Allen film.
one of the most undermined movies of Berlinale 2017. It has a great NewYork edge and that talk of the town vibe of ordinariness. It gets intimate, but fails to live up to its premise along the way. Emily Browning as an outsider among these couples with their relationships and midlife crisis,reminded me of "Teorema",displacing that Milanese setting to NewYork and changing the type of bourgeois family.