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The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)

R | | Drama | 11 August 2017 (USA)
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Adrift in New York City, a recent college graduate's life is upended by his father's mistress.

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Adrift in New York City, a recent college graduate's life is upended by his father's mistress.

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Canción de Nueva York  »

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$54,458 (USA) (13 August 2017)

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$163,145 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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Second film to be directed by Marc Webb being released in 2017. First was "Gifted" in April. See more »

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An unexpected and truly satisfying night at the movies.
19 August 2017 | by (Santa Monica CA) – See all my reviews

Zounds! Thank heaven I didn't see another site's 31% rating before I went to a WGA screening of "The Only Living Boy In New York," because I might have given it a pass. I LOVED it! I'd give it a 99.9% rating (after all, nobody's perfect). What a joy. Allan Loeb's intelligent and serious script is liberally sprinkled with laugh-out-loud lines and Marc Webb's masterfully fluid direction is stunning. Like watching a French film… I almost expected subtitles. Webb made love to New York as if it was Paris. Flawless casting, Jeff Bridges is brilliant. Stellar performances all-round. Wonderful title sequence. And that fantastic sound track—thrilling! See for yourself.


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