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Wild Canaries (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 25 February 2015 (USA)
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A Brooklyn couple suspects foul play when their rent controlled neighbor suddenly drops dead.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sophia Takal ... Barri
Lawrence Michael Levine ... Noah
Alia Shawkat ... Jean
Annie Parisse ... Eleanor
Jason Ritter ... Damien
Kevin Corrigan ... Anthony
Marylouise Burke ... Sylvia
Lindsay Burdge ... Annabell
Eleonore Hendricks ... Molly
Jennifer Kim ... Lori
Kent Osborne ... Calvin
Donnetta Lavinia Grays ... Claire
Mason Matthias Mason Matthias ... Wren
Maebel Mills Maebel Mills ... Wren
Khan Baykal ... Sharif
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In Brooklyn, engaged Noah and Barri have hit a rough spot in their relationship. Their issues stem from what may be an impending mid-life crisis for thirty-six year old Noah, and financial issues partly from Barri's unemployment, which has led to them taking in a roommate, Jean, Barri's restaurant managing lesbian friend. These issues are only exacerbated by Barri and Jean contemplating going into a Barri-initiated joint venture to renovate then open and manage a resort if they can find the necessary property upstate, this proposition despite they having no money and as of yet no investors. Noah believes Jean only agreed to the proposition because she is in love with Barri herself. Although Barri states she is all right with it, another issue may be Noah working for his ex-girlfriend Eleanor in her small home-based media firm. Although Eleanor is also primarily a lesbian, she and Noah only broke up because of wanting different things in life. Noah and Barri largely get along with the ... Written by Huggo

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A great comedy!
22 June 2014 | by cguldalSee all my reviews

Just saw Wild Canaries at the BAM Cinemafest, and what a great thing that we did! A great indie film with lots of laughs, many great moments, well developed characters, a thrilling nosy-lady- thinks-someone-murdered-someone plot, awesome yelling matches between boyfriend and girlfriend... An all around excellent example of the genre. After a slow start, where the plot and characters are set up, the screwball comedy takes off and never looks back. Probably best enjoyed in a cinema or with a large crowd (as it is the case with most comedies), but could be a good date film, as well. Lots of couple moments where the main characters have some very realistic, sometimes hilarious, arguments. Very Brooklyn, very sexually fluid (and conscious of these facts), and very indie.

Don't miss it!


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$2,683, 1 March 2015

Gross USA:

$19,777

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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