Kate teaches a bicycle maintenance class. She is pregnant and does not want to wait three weeks for an abortion, so she tries a parsley diet recommended by her herbalist friend Chloe. All ... See full summary »
Kate teaches a bicycle maintenance class. She is pregnant and does not want to wait three weeks for an abortion, so she tries a parsley diet recommended by her herbalist friend Chloe. All of Kate's friends are envious of her boyfriend Ollie, "The King of Contraception", and urge her to tell him about her pregnancy. But Kate wonders if she should leave Ollie. Written by
i love this film - it is unpretentious, disarming, and funny. the purposeful, constructed quality of the color palette, wardrobe, framing, sets and locations strangely produces a moving, natural and real result.
the film is funny and goofy and sweet, and i was so pleasantly surprised (and indeed shocked) by the end that it reminded me of what is possible in film (oh yeah, not everything has to be predictable and saccharine and completely driven by Hollywood's bizarre movie logic).
PARSLEY DAYS is extremely unusual - it is not a movie inspired by or about other movies - instead it's about some of the strange, incongruous, difficult and beautiful parts of life that are rarely seen in the cinema. wonderful.
i am excited to see the director's next film LOVE THAT BOY.
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