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A good-hearted musician struggles to find a way to tell his beautiful barista coworker that he loves her, despite the fact that she is in a relationship. Meanwhile, regulars and customers at the café where they work have their own problems and encounters. A police officer keeps his eye on his wayward cousin, who owes money to a charismatic dealer, and a married man contemplates his relationship with a good-looking new acquaintance. However, one customer believes he is in fact the main character in a computer simulation of modern life, set in the microcosm of the café, all designed by a young girl. Written by
The film takes place almost exclusively inside a real working West Philadelphia café. See more »
While Elly is sitting at a table talking to Avatar, the lighted logo on Avatar's MacBook computer goes dim, however, his screen is still lit. On this computer the back light for the screen is what lights the Apple logo. The lighted logo goes on and off during the conversation even though his screen is never turned off when we see it. See more »
This whole freewill thing, I don't get it. Why did you build it into the program?
When you can go either way, but you choose to do the right thing, there's nothing more gratifying to me than that.
But what if I choose wrong?
How do you know?
I know everything.
Then that's not really freewill, is it.
Sure it is. I know because I'm not subject to time. Which is just another construct of the program. I know what you'll do it, but I'm not making you do it.
Hmm. And I guess you...
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Ohhh. A perfect ensemble piece. IGNORE the IMDb storyline.
OK. Tomorrow, after I've slept, maybe I'll feel less than 10, but, tonight? OK, yeah, a big, resounding 10/10.
It's hard to seriously fit you gently into a world. This time it works just beautifully. OK. I just stopped watching it, and I'm a little be-alcoholled. BUT I am one of those who is really nervous about showing films you really like to those you love, and THIS one I surely will.
I'm reminded of Kevin Smith, in terms of the reality of an intimate, special world, without the - weirdness?
OK. Bottom line. I don't know what to compare this to. Yeah, Kevin Smith, but gentler. What have I loved that'll give ANYONE a clue? Little Miss Sunshine - Steelyard Blues - Blues Brothers - Driving Miss Daisy - The Remains of the Day. And so many, many more.
Check my reviews. I don't often give a recommendation.
This is one. Go for it.
(And I have NO IDEA what the IMDb storyline is talking about. I suspect it's another film :/ )
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