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Looking (2016)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Movie 23 July 2016
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Patrick returns to San Francisco in search of closure and resolution regarding his relationships with Richie and Kevin.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Groff ... Patrick Murray
Frankie J. Alvarez ... Agustín Lanuez
Murray Bartlett ... Dom Basaluzzo
Lauren Weedman ... Doris
Russell Tovey ... Kevin Matheson
Raúl Castillo ... Richie Donado
Daniel Franzese ... Eddie
O-T Fagbenle ... Frank
Bashir Salahuddin ... Malik
Chris Perfetti ... Brady
Michael Hsu Rosen Michael Hsu Rosen ... Jimmy (as Michael Rosen)
Derek Phillips ... Jake
Tyne Daly ... Justice of the Peace
Jennifer Foster Jennifer Foster ... Kyah
Cleve Jones ... Himself
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Patrick returns to San Francisco in search of closure and resolution regarding his relationships with Richie and Kevin.

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The end is a new beginning

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Comedy | Drama

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USA

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English

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23 July 2016 (USA) See more »

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Looking: The Movie See more »

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San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Connections

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Broken Wings
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Written by Richard Page, Steve George and John Lang
Performed by Bashir Salahuddin and Jennifer Foster
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Russell Tovey - what is the increase of acting sensational ?
21 January 2018 | by FrankMMuellerSee all my reviews

I think that there already is enough said what "Looking" is all about. I must admit, that I really loved the series because of its authenticity, its good story and its extremely well done acting. I still don't understand why it was canceled after season 2. There was an (typical) open end and we all assumed and looked forward to a third season. Instead there was a movie made to close a chapter (like Patrick is saying in the movie). The problem is, that 80 minutes are not enough to close the chapter of four or five people. So the story is a little bit to much focused on Patricks character - but, so what? In the end we won't get anything new and the way the story ends is disappointing, because it's not what we would have liked to see. Kevin is the word! And that brings me to the ulti-mate highlight of the movie. Talking about love scenes in movies, like "Gone with the wind" or "Love Story" or "Titanic". Well - watch Russell Tovey in "Looking" and add this to the others. He only needs five words to say ("Why? - Because I love you"), a hug, a kiss, a touch and a look to create the most heartrending love scene I ever had the privelege to watch. He's only got about ten minutes of the entire movie on screen - but what ten minutes !! Enough to break ones heart. Giving a very strong performance throughout the whole series, this man is an acting genius and that's what makes it worth to watch this movie.


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