- Starring: Anne Consigny, Brooke Bloom, Dustin Guy Defa, Lola Bessis, Olivia Costello
- Summary: Leeward (Dustin Guy Defa) and Mary (Brooke Bloom) cannot even agree on their three year old daughter’s name anymore. Mary is a hardworking nurse who dreams of only one thing—changing her life. She resents her husband for being an irresponsible, overgrown adolescent incapable of holding down a job. Leeward is an atypical, idealistic musician who fancies himself a misunderstood artist and a New Age visionary. Enter Lilas (Lola Bessis), a 19 year old French artist and daughter of a world famous painter, who’s trying to make it in New York and get away from her overbearing mother. When the bubbly young woman moves into the couple’s tiny Chinatown apartment, their already fragile balance is upset even further.… Expand
- Director: Lola Bessis
- Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Music
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What ultimately holds the film back, I believe, is its tendency to err too far on the side of that sweetness — it indulges too often in the hallmarks of the mediocre indie, the stuff a press release might call quirk, to level its more substantial points with real seriousness.