Within libertarian circles the popularity of the paleolithic diet is exploding.
A visit to an army recruiting office appears to provide a path, but when she meets and falls in love with Rayna (Breeda Wool) that path diverges in ways that neither woman anticipates. In comedian Demetri Martin’s funny and heartfelt directorial debut, Martin plays an illustrator who falls hard for an LA woman (Gillian Jacobs) while trying to prevent his father (Kevin Kline) from selling the family home in the wake of his mother’s death.
He had also experienced the tragedy of what Arendt in would call the superfluous populations — those huge masses of refugees unwanted by anyone; uprooted, banished, persecuted people deprived of state passports and abandoned by the political communities where they had been born, raised, and educated.
For the author of “The World of Yesterday,” however, that situation was simply unbearable.
Building on the award-winning short of the same name, director Deb Shoval crafts a clear-eyed love story, and an impressive feature film debut. With Rory Scovel, Ginger Gonzaga, Reid Scott, Mary Steenburgen, Christine Woods, Beck Bennett, Briga Heelan “Dreamland,” directed by Robert Schwartzman, written by Benjamin Font and Robert Schwartzman. Robert Schwartzman makes his directorial debut with this comedy about the cost of reaching your dreams.
Part-time pianist Monty Fagan (Johnny Simmons) begins a May-December romance that upends his home life.