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Medicine for Melancholy (2008)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  7 March 2008 (USA)
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Twenty-four hours in the tentative relationship of two young San Franciscans also dealing with the conundrum of being a minority in a rapidly gentrifying city.

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Twenty-four hours in the tentative relationship of two young San Franciscans also dealing with the conundrum of being a minority in a rapidly gentrifying city.

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A night they barely remember becomes a day they'll never forget.

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$13,000 (estimated)

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$12,625 (USA) (30 January 2009)

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$110,869 (USA) (17 April 2009)
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All Summer in a Day
9 March 2008 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

Just saw the premiere at SXSW. An absolutely beautiful movie. I love the look of the film. The way it's shot changes over time as the story unfolds subtly reinforcing events on screen. The actors work so very wonderfully together. The protagonists are able to connect via a shared circumstance not easily communicated to others. The feelings and thoughts of both over the 24 hours of this film's settings really came through and affected me greatly. Kudos to the whole team. They were able to make a professional-looking film with a skeleton crew and a nearly nonexistent budget which any auteur would be proud of. I can't wait to be able to see this movie again, next time in SF.


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