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88 minutes · 2012
Set in a coffee shop, this mostly improvised ensemble piece from Jack C. Newell tracks the changes in a number of relationship over one night. The two baristas anchoring the story (Erica and Seth Unger) have the weakest story line, in part because their interaction feels the most scripted, but scenes between Kate Duffy and T.J. Jagodowski make an excellent case for capturing long-form improv on film. As friends who gradually realize their respective spouses are cheating on them—with each other—these two are experts at building a story naturally while subtly exploring a range of emotions. There are other bright spots—particularly a quartet of friends meeting after a funeral—but the film suffers from being about 40 minutes too long.

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