Inlaws & Outlaws cleverly weaves together the true stories of couples and singles - both gay and straight - and all into a collective narrative that's as hilarious as it is heartbreaking. At the top of the film, we meet a variety of storytellers one on one. We don't know who's gay or straight or who's with whom. As their stories unfold and stereotypes fall by the wayside, love conquers all - and we find ourselves rooting for everyone. There's the story of two Mormon women, secretly college sweethearts until one follows the path her parents have chosen for her and marries - with her beloved serving as her bridesmaid. There's the ex-Marine who has no idea what a happy relationship looks like until he stumbles across his future partner one night at a bar. And there's the nice girl from Brooklyn who somehow always picks the guys who don't treat her right - until she finds and marries a fellow almost too good to be true. With remarkable honesty, good humor, great music and real heart, ... Written by
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An engaging and moving look at love and relationships
Documentary filmmaker Drew Emery has written and directed a richly compelling, generous and thought-provoking examination of modern day love and commitment. Inlaws and Outlaws introduces us to a smörgåsbord of couples at varying stages in their relationships. Some are gay. Some are straight. Some are married. Some are not. Some are still together, others have gone their separate ways. All have fascinating, complex and profound things to say about who they fell in love with, why they fell in love and what their relationships have meant to them as they moved through life. By the end of the movie, one comes to know and care about each of people on the screen in this engaging and at times moving look at love and relationships.
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