Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the other's experiences, creating a bond that apparently can't be broken.
In the frozen East Coast winter, Rebecca is withering away in a life of cocktail parties and lonely nights as the sheltered, soft-spoken wife of a successful doctor. Across the country in sun-drenched New Mexico, charismatic ex-con Dylan is struggling to find his footing and a fresh start. When these polar opposites realize they share an inexplicable connection, a unique metaphysical romance begins.Written by
Tribeca Film Festival
Though Dylan and Rebecca spend the majority of the film on opposite sides of the country, Michael Stahl-David and Zoe Kazan would often be on-set with each other. For example, David would film his scenes, set in New Mexico, with Kazan hiding somewhere Dylan could hear but not see her. See more »
Early in the movie, we first meet his probation officer waiting inside Dylan's home. But as Dylan drives up, there is no vehicle parked outside. How did his P.O. get there; did he park far away and take a long walk? See more »
I don't like Dr. Maynard. He always looks at me like he's trying to guess my weight.
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I saw this movie at its premiere the Tribeca Film Festival. It had some really good dialogue and some very funny scenes. The movie takes a little bit of time to get its footing, but once it finds it the movie is interesting and funny. It occasionally borders on getting cheesy but the better parts of the film more than make up for it. It is somewhat predictable, like most romantic movies, but that doesn't really detract from the movie at all.
The acting is really good from all of the leads and the chemistry between Zoe Kazan and Michael Stahl-David is great despite not having much on screen interaction. Director Brin Hill did a great job of making a potentially disorienting topic really easy to follow. The dialogue is very witty as is typical in Joss Whedon's work. There is also a lot of genre mixing which is typical in his films.
The movie is successful in pretty much everything it attempts. The movie is very funny, interesting, and at times, fairly intense. Despite being a micro budget movie, it does not feel that way at all.
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