Sunday, August 06, 2017
PERSON TO PERSON dir. Dustin Guy Defa (2017)
The low-key ebullience of not being alone in a city. Having people and a purpose. Bene Coopersmith (above) is a terrific mostly non-actor --he runs a record store in Brooklyn--and I hope to see him in more stuff. If not, this was a great role, and he played it with an unusual and very cool combination of grace, verve and charm. It goes without saying that I would love a full PI movie of Abbi Jacobsen and Michael Cera, but I'll settle for this goofy novella. I didn't find much in the Tavi Gevinson third, other than a thought about precociousness being its own challenge, but maybe it was to and for her underserved audience. If you are in an emotionally exhausted place, I bet this film would put you back on your feet. Salut!
Posted by Ben at 8/06/2017 07:28:00 AM