Spanning several years involving two persons, a young man (Chris Messina) and a young woman (Marin Ireland), who have a one night stand in a hotel room. Despite going their different paths, the man, a struggling writer, and the woman, an accountant, meet over the next several years in various different hotel rooms across the USA while they travel on business. Despite they are both involved with different people, they find their romantic tryst a getaway from their everyday lives. But as they both mature and grow apart, will they ever learn that they may be soul mates really meant for each other and their secret rendezvous for sex is something more? Written by
The 'Room 1507' segment was shot over a period of 48 hours with a single video camera sped up in fast speed involving both stars, Chris Messina and Marin Ireland, actually performing in terms of sleeping, eating, phone chatter, changing clothes, showering and simulated lovemaking. See more »
I would not have chosen this movie but woke up to it in the middle of the night - and was quickly hooked. The characters are wonderful to get to know as they increasingly get to know each other, and delightfully free of self-pity or narcissism. The device they use to go from scene to scene is a black out followed by a new room number which is the scene of their next tryst. That device cleverly moves the action along a continuum of character development and maturing of their relationship without ever bogging down in an overly heavy dialog. Both actors have that kind of cinematic face which is fun to watch and never boring. Best thing I can say about this movie, though, is that it was written, produced, directed, and acted with an intelligence all too rarely found in today's American movies. And not a single car chase, explosion, or blood spattered body! No wonder it wasn't advertised by the studio!
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