Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions, a lackluster sex life and career that's gone kaput, Rachel visits a strip club to...
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Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved.
A daughter's idyllic life is turned upside-down by immense tragedy. As she grows older, her cynicism and apathy towards her new reality is challenged by a reminder from the past that sets her on a pilgrimage that will define her.
Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions, a lackluster sex life and career that's gone kaput, Rachel visits a strip club to spice up her marriage and meets McKenna, a stripper she adopts as her live-in nanny. Written by
The Film Arcade
Written by George Clinton (as George Clinton, Jr.) and Ernest Harris
Published by Bridgeport Music (BMI)
Performed by Funkadelic
Courtesy of Westbound Records
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A charming, touching indie dramedy. I watched it mainly because I
really like comedian Kathryn Hahn. I've loved her presence as a
character actress since she popped up in Step Brothers a few years
back, and she's stolen scenes in movies such as Wanderlust and TV shows
such as Parks & Recreation since then. I'd heard it was a bad film, but
I thought it was pretty good. Hahn stars as a wife and mother. Her
marriage (to Josh Radnor) isn't bad, necessarily, but their sex life
has kind of died. One night, on a whim, she decides to have a couples
date with her best friend at a strip club (her friend swears that it
gets her husband's motor running). There she meets a young stripper
played by Juno Temple, and she becomes a little obsessed with the girl
afterward. Not sexually, exactly, though there may be an element of
that. It's kind of a motherly attention, mixed with a deep curiosity
regarding the girl's highly sexual lifestyle. When she finds the girl
outside of work, she's basically homeless, so Hahn takes her home,
hoping to maybe glean some of her secrets. There isn't much of a plot.
It's mostly just a film about people. It really gives Hahn, who is in
general a supporting player, a chance to shine, and, man, does she
ever. This is a fantastic performance. Temple is quite good, too. The
men in the picture are a little underdeveloped. If Radnor had been more
of a character, the film might have been great. As it is, it's pretty
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