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People Places Things (2015)

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Will Henry is a newly single graphic novelist balancing parenting his young twin daughters and a classroom full of students while exploring and navigating the rich complexities of new love and letting go of the woman who left him.

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PEOPLE PLACES THINGS tells the story of Will Henry (Jemaine Clement), a newly single graphic novelist father balancing single-parenting his young twin daughters, writers block, a classroom full students, all the while exploring and navigating the rich complexities of new love and letting go of the woman who left him.

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His next chapter is up in the air.

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Rated R for language including some sexual references, and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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14 August 2015 (USA)  »

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People Places Things - Come ridisegno la mia vita  »

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In the Flight of the Conchords song business time, Jemaine sings that he makes love with his socks on. In the open credits the man is wearing socks, but the woman isn't. See more »

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[first lines]
Colette: Dad, I made this flower for you.
Will Henry: [she pins it in his hair] Oh, thank you. Exactly what I needed.
Will Henry: [now to Clio] Hey, don't think about eating that cake yet, Clio, please.
Clio: Oh, please!
Will Henry: Thank you. Have you seen your mother?
ColetteClio: [in unison] No!
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He's as charming as a nerd could be. Great film for people.
13 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having seen Mark Ruffalo take pieces of the scenery as a bipolar dad in Infinitely Polar Bear, I was happy to settle down with a slower, more-measured, drier dad with Jermaine Clement as Will Henry in the charming People Places Things. Both dads face fatherhood with good intentions and occasionally laughs, but it's Will's good will and unassuming persona that won my heart.

A recently-single graphic novelist, Will is not an aggressive dad, and yet, with the two sweetest cello playing twins (Aundrea and Gia Gadsby—watch for these two to become bigger than the Olsens) this side of Disneyland, it's not difficult just to let them play at your heartstrings, as he does. His illustrating helps us get inside the head of this brainy introvert, who otherwise would be just a nice guy.

His ex, Charlie (Stephanie Allynne), is sweet and warm but has had enough of his passivity and is ready to wed bulbous Gary (Michael Chernus), who takes passive to a new level. Both men are starving artists while she is from a wealthy family, elements that give richness to what could have been a clichéd character.

In the Seinfeld tradition, nothing much happens, a sure sign that everything is happening. In this Sundance Grand-Jury-Prize-nominated film, Charlie is conflicted about Will just as Will connects with his student Kat's (Jessica Williams) mom, Diane (Regina Hall), another warm character who makes you think about switching to writing comic books to get girls.

To be fair to Will, he's as charming as a nerd could be, well meaning, a great dad, and shyly clueless about the battle of the sexes.


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