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Peter and Vandy (2009)

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'Peter and Vandy' is a love story told out of order. Set in Manhattan, the story shifts back and forth in time, juxtaposing Peter and Vandy's romantic beginnings with the twisted, ... See full summary »

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'Peter and Vandy' is a love story told out of order. Set in Manhattan, the story shifts back and forth in time, juxtaposing Peter and Vandy's romantic beginnings with the twisted, manipulative, regular couple they become. The film explores the question most couples ask themselves... 'How the hell did we get this way?' Written by Anonymous

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A Love Story In Disorder

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$500,000 (estimated)

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$7,323 (USA) (9 October 2009)

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$11,276 (USA) (15 January 2010)
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Tracie Thoms and Jesse L. Martin previously appeared together in Rent (2005). See more »

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Peter: You wish you were Keith! Keith's a pretty fucking cool guy.
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Good Arms vs. Bad Arms
Written by Grant Hutchison (as Grant Hutchinson), Scott Hutchison, and David William Lawrence Kennedy (as David Kennedy)
Performed by Frightened Rabbit
Courtesy of Fat Cat Records
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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Real and Romantic
4 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes this is a bit like 500 days of Summer but without the gimmicks. What I didn't like about 500 days of Summer was that the characters were too compatible at times and suddenly became incompatible for no reason.

In Peter and Vandy, however, the problems between the two are always there in the background. The characters may not understand what's happening but the audience can certainly see the seeds of discord.

The dialogue is touching and real, when they are getting along, when they are fighting, when they are learning about each other and when they truly know each other. The fight over the pb and j was brilliant.

Ritter and Weixler give subtle and believable performances. Rather than overwrought Oscar dialogue, simple looks and glances expressed their hope, hurt, happiness and disappointment. A very refreshing change.

Highly recommended for anyone who loves a good romantic story that tugs on the heartstrings and brings tears to your eyes, without insulting your intelligence.


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