The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed

Florida Premiere. In this droll, uniquely humorous, refreshingly intimate take on millennial alienation, filmmaker Joanna Arnow portrays Ann, a 30-something New Yorker suffering from aging millennial malaise with the various threads of her life each marked by a sense of discomfort and stagnancy. As she awkwardly shuffles from her low-level, corporate job – whose stated mission is to create her own obsolescence – through a series of carefully orchestrated, though just as self-effacing, submissive sexual encounters, dissociation gives way to hints of self-conscious introspection. While the introduction of her charmingly argumentative family provides context as to how relinquishing a sense of control and feeling yourself fade into non-existence might be liberating, Ann soon discovers there may be limits. With a deadpan, sardonic humor and an unabashed authenticity, Arnow’s boundary-pushing narrative debut speaks to the frustrations of a generation terrified of sincerely wanting anything.

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    United States
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  • Runtime:
    87 minutes
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  • Director:
    Joanna Arnow
  • Screenwriter:
    Joanna Arnow
  • Producer:
    Pierce Varous, Graham Swon
  • Executive Producer:
    Sean Baker, Adam Mirels, Robert Mirels
  • Co-Producer:
    Mila Matveeva, Daniel Ryniker
  • Cast:
    Joanna Arnow, Scott Cohen, Babak Tafti
  • Cinematographer:
    Barton Cortright
  • Editor:
    Joanna Arnow
  • Production Design:
    Grace Sloan

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