After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.
A romantic drama set in New York City during the summer of 2001, where Tyler, a rebellious young man, meets Ally through a twist of fate. Her spirit helps him heal after a family tragedy, though soon the circumstances that brought them together threaten to tear them apart. Written by
The Hawkins family was originally named the Roth family. See more »
While Ally is arguing with her father after returning home from spending the night at Tyler's, her right tank top strap changes between being up on her shoulder to fallen on her arm. See more »
Hey, what about Atlantic city for your birthday this year, man?
Yeah, we could get a suite. You could call toothbrush girl.
I think I'd rather be sodomised with a toothbrush, than that.
It's your day man, we could work something out.
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Have you ever noticed how some people can teach you life lessons about who you are what you hold dear? Have you ever passed a stranger and wondered what tragedy they've endured in their lifetime? Have you ever asked why me...or better yet, why NOT me?
Life lessons are often the hardest to learn and you never know who's going to be the instructor. Sometimes it's an actual teacher who fulfills that role. Sometimes it's a friend. Sometimes it's a parent. And while you could argue that we really already know deep down the things these instructors reveal to us, it stands to reason that a reminder now and again about who we are and what we hold dear can and should serve as wake up call or guiding light as we navigate our lives.
And this film, well, I think it reinforces that the inner revelations we oftentimes try to ignore, deny, suppress, and trivialize should be recognized. And valued.
Thoughtful and touching, the film resonates after the lights come up. It's been a long time since a film followed me home.
Kudos to the writers and the cast. Well done all around.
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