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Portrait of a Serial Monogamist (2015)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 29 January 2016 (USA)
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An accomplished breakup artist leaves her long-standing girlfriend to pursue a younger woman, but did she make a mistake?

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John Mitchell (co-writer), Christina Zeidler (co-writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Robin Duke ... Abby Neufeld
Grace Lynn Kung ... Eve
Carolyn Taylor ... Robyn Woodyard
Aurora Browne Aurora Browne ... Girl with Poma-Dobe Dog
Raoul Bhaneja ... Jonathan
Masa Lizdek ... Young Woman With Scowl
Birgitte Solem ... Karen Neufeld
Gavin Crawford ... Morgan
Sabrina Jalees Sabrina Jalees ... Sarah
David Tompa ... Daniel Neufeld
Howard Jerome Howard Jerome ... Uncle Ari
Kirsten Johnson ... Curator
Scott Anderson ... Man in the Outrageous Getup
Shoshana Sperling Shoshana Sperling ... Rachel
Elvira Kurt ... Co-Dependant Girlfriend
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Smart, successful, and charming, Elsie is the perfect girlfriend. She also happens to be a serial monogamist, with a long history of broken hearts. When Elsie breaks up with her long-standing girlfriend to pursue another woman, she faces her mother's disapproval, conflicting advice from friends, and the nagging suspicion that she may have made a big mistake.

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Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Portrait of a Serial Monogamist See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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When I Said There Was an End To Love I Was Lying
Written & Performed by Rae Spoon
from the Saved By Radio release "I Can't Keep All Of Our Secrets"
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23 February 2016 | by jcmartin-03554See all my reviews

I initially saw POSM at the InsideOut Gay/Lesbian film festival of Toronto at the Tiff Bell Lightbox and liked it so much I went to see it again when it opened at the Carlton Theatre. I love the movie's quirky characters as much as I enjoy that the actors themselves are from my hometown of Toronto. With the movie set in Toronto, there are insights into Toronto's Queer community and every scene is a glimpse of this great City. Being a lesbian, I also enjoyed the fun poked at some 'typical' lesbian attributes, for example: sleep triangles and numerous friends that are exes; cat-lovers; and bike-riding, gluten-free, vegetarian wiccans. If you'd like to see a colourful, quirky romp through some of Toronto's LGBTQ communities, this movie is a must-see for you!


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