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Sunlight Jr. (2013)

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A Florida couple deals with an unexpected pregnancy while holding minimum wage jobs.

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Hard-working convenience store clerk Melissa and her disabled boyfriend Richie are trapped in a generational cycle of poverty. Their luck may be changing when they learn that Melissa has become pregnant. But as soon as she loses her job and they get evicted from the motel they live in, their joy vanishes. Written by Freebasedog

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Richie: Listen, I wanna talk to you about Justin. He's been hassling Melissa again, he's been showing up at her job, shit like that.
Kathleen: Well that's because the restraining order's up!
Richie: I'll just get my '9 and settle things the old-fashioned way. Boom!
Kathleen: You know his mama died?
Richie: Yeah? Sorry to hear that. Shit happens!
Kathleen: Yeah but I gotta pay Justin my rent now. That makes him my landlord.
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Maybe not really worth it...
3 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's hard to really distinguish the very good indie flicks from the not-so-very-good ones, and that's because not many people see many of them, not many notices, not many reviews out there for others to see and make a judgment as to if they want to watch a certain flick because of reviews (or not). In that case, this film isn't bad, but I may not totally recommend it either. The performances are solid but nothing extraordinary, certainly not acting that would stand as some of the best of the year. Watts has done this certain thing before and better, and she has some iffy moments here. Matt Dillon may actually be stronger and more consistent, but yeah, not much stretch as an actor the role called for. It's not really "bad" though.


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