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Lazy Eye (2016)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 11 November 2016 (USA)
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Passions re-ignite and secrets revealed when a graphic designer reconnects with the great, lost love of his life for a weekend tryst at a house in the desert near Joshua Tree.

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Tim Kirkman

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Tim Kirkman
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Drew Barr Drew Barr ... Optometrist
Lucas Near-Verbrugghe ... Dean
Michaela Watkins ... Mel
Aaron Costa Ganis ... Alex
Debbie Jaffe Debbie Jaffe ... Bartender
Michael Rubenstone ... Bar Manager
Harrison Givens ... Chatty Grad
Renée Willett ... Waitress
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Storyline

When Dean, a graphic designer in Los Angeles, notices a sudden change in his vision, an ex-love from 15 years earlier contacts him unexpectedly in hopes of rekindling their relationship. When the two meet at a vacation house in the desert near Joshua Tree, secrets are revealed and passions rekindled that threaten to upend both of their lives. Forty-eight hours later, neither will ever be the same.

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Taglines:

An ex-love story.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Auf den zweiten Blick See more »

Filming Locations:

Joshua Tree, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Lazy Eye (2016) has exactly the same story and characters like the French-German movie Le deuxième commencement (2012), but in a different setting and with an obviously much higher budget. See more »

Goofs

As Dean and Alex walk through the Western ghost town, they pass the pottery shack twice. See more »

Quotes

Dean: Do you know coyotes only mate once a year?
Alex: I know why they sound so sad.
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Connections

Remake of Le deuxième commencement (2012) See more »

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Reunion
Performed by Steven Argila
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A small gem
22 January 2017 | by wildcatsoSee all my reviews

After a hiatus of 15 years, Dean get an e-mail message of what looks like an attempt of re-connection of a past, quick but intense relationship with Alex. The film follows then the inner conflicts of Dean through a turmoil of mixed emotions after Alex's disappearance. Lazy Eye is one of those rare LGBT-themed films which discuss the possibilities of the resilience of passionate love when sometimes is soy difficult to try to rescue something that represented so much in the past was so cruelly severed. Personal accounts of all kinds are necessary to be sorted out so that both men decide whether wounds from the past can be healed. A brilliant independent film directed by Tim Kirkman, a filmmaker worth watching from now on. A masterpiece.


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