Neil (40) has just moved back to his adopted home in Brooklyn after a 10 year stint in a suburb of Los Angeles. He is anxious to make up for lost time and quickly meets Spoon (20), a Brooklyn native, who is full of life and energy and a similar neglect for what New York City really has to offer. The cynical tone of a 40 year old failed musician finds an audience in a 20 year old who has yet to begin to explore her artistic sensibilities. Confusing misanthropy for intellect, Spoon finds it easier to never aspire on the heels of Neil's advice, making her a perfect bar hopping partner for him, who confuses Spoon's immaturity for a mutual disdain of all things creative. But when Neil's estranged wife comes back to Brooklyn and is abruptly involved in a catastrophic, life threatening accident, Neil is forced to grow up and take responsibility for her while simultaneously they both begin to fall in love with the offerings of the city they squandered in their youth. Their personal growth has...
A film about (ostensible) New Yorkers.