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Jamie and Jessie Are Not Together (2011)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 18 June 2011 (USA)
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Have you ever fallen in love with your best friend? Jamie is moving in 2 weeks from Chicago to New York hoping to become a Broadway actress. Her best friend Jessica is bummed because she's ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jax Jackson Jax Jackson ... Jamie (as Jacqui Jackson)
Jessica London-Shields Jessica London-Shields ... Jessie
Fawzia Mirza ... Rhonda
Marika Engelhardt ... Elizabeth
Laura Chernicky ... Lisa - Blind Date 2
Christopher Meister ... George (as Chris Meister)
Jen LaForte Jen LaForte ... Monica
Kate Lane Kate Lane ... Melissa
Suzy Brack ... Tech Crew 1 (singing voice)
Anita Nicole Brown ... Friend Choir 1 (singing voice)
Sapna Kumar ... Amy
Sienna Harris Sienna Harris ... Dawn
Tinuade Oyelowo Tinuade Oyelowo ... Katrina
Vanessa Pena Vanessa Pena ... Laura - Blind date 3
Todd McConville Todd McConville ... Props Manager (singing voice)
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Have you ever fallen in love with your best friend? Jamie is moving in 2 weeks from Chicago to New York hoping to become a Broadway actress. Her best friend Jessica is bummed because she's not-so-secretly in love with Jamie. As moving day gets closer, Jessica tries to make Jamie jealous by dating other girls. But Jessica's plan backfires, in a way she could never imagine. "Jamie and Jessie Are Not Together" is about two women whose codependent, loyal friendship is fraught with erotic tension, and trying to figure out how to grow together or how to grow apart. A romantic comedy with Musical numbers, "Jamie and Jessie Are Not Together" is inspired by independent films like "Show Me Love", "500 Days of Summer" and "Lost in Translation". Set in working class Chicago and infused with dance numbers, "Jamie and Jessie are Not Together' is a love letter to those gray areas of love and lust and to the young romances we will never forget. Written by wj

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18 June 2011 (USA) See more »

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Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Engaging, refreshing, realistically well-written
13 March 2017 | by tsimshotsuiSee all my reviews

While the musical aspect of this movie doesn't quite work out, the movie is amazingly well-written and avoids so many LGBT film tropes (involving deaths and too many straight men and the usual coming-out narrative). The characters feel very real, they're well-rounded and their arc in the movie is arrived at in a really good way, that while you feel some kind of 'if only...' you understand why it's best that way. All the ladies were beautiful and relatable and people you would root for. I'm also glad to not have an all- white movie, meaning the characters of color had substance and significance and weren't just there to fill some quota. I really wish we had more films like this.


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