Featuring Tinder trawling, misfired polyamory, noxious narcissism, real-estate-related romantic contingency, Coachella-themed erotic role play, and cohabitation-as-a-crawling-up-the-walls-nightmare, Kotlyarenkos brazen, squirm-inducing, and deeply hilarious sex comedy has it all, staring unblinking into the abyss of 21st century love.
On the rocky fourth year of their romanceand the eve of the 2016 electioncouple Eugene and Jane (Kotlyarenko and Dasha Nekrasova, who co-wrote the story) decide to split custody of their Los Angeles home, each using the precious hours of freedom to frantically search for something better than the other. Shot as a funhouse Instagram phantasmagoria by DP Sean Price Williams, the movies candy coating and manic timing conceal a core of naked desperation.
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