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Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009)

 -  Drama | Musical  -  July 2010 (USA)
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Madeline
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Elena
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Dancer at Summer Shack
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Gonzalo Digenio ...
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Frank Garvin ...
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Eli Gerstenlauer ...
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Carolyn Glicklich ...
Dancer at Summer Shack
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A missed opportunity
8 May 2011 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I thought the conceit of the film was to juxtapose a micro budget with a lush symphonic score and Godardish realism with tap dance numbers, but that never really happens. The musical numbers are few and far between, and the only real one (Boy in the Park) doesn't come until 3/4 of the way into the film.

If you establish a premise in a film (characters break into song to express their feelings), you must be true to it, not afraid of it. It felt like the filmmaker couldn't decide whether to go all the way - I wish he had. It would've made for a far more watchable film. What we get is a film that is unsatisfying for those watching for the fantasy and for those watching for the realism.


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