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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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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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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: You know, I think I'm going blind.
Mel: Well we both know what caused that, I think.
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Connections

Remake of Le deuxième commencement (2012) See more »

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Morning Edition
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Brilliant, poignant and wistful glimpse at the reality of lost love regained
7 July 2016 | by Jon McGoranSee all my reviews

I just saw this at a festival and was floored by the execution in every aspect of this movie. The script is smart and engaging, poignant, funny and realistic, working on many levels. The actors are amazing, absolutely believable over a span of fifteen years, and despite the small cast it never feels stagey, claustrophobic or forced. It is brilliantly shot and gorgeous to look at, with production values that boggle the mind considering the budget, and apparently a very tight shooting schedule. Can't recommend it highly enough. I was going to give it nine stars (just because, I guess) but thinking back on it as I write this, I can't think of any reason it doesn't deserve ten. Great film.


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