Long Nights Short Mornings
Directed by Chadd Harbold
Starring Shiloh Fernandez, Ella Rae Peck, Nicholas Tucci, Layla Khoshnoudi and Christine Evangelista
An examination of the romantic life of a young man in New York City and his sometimes fleeting, sometimes profound experiences with the women he encounters.
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★★★★ review by Logan Kenny on Letterboxd
no one has heard of this, let alone seen it but it's one of the best films of the year so far, a profound, deeply moving experience about a man's connections with a series of women. he's unsure of what he wants in romance, in women and because of this, some of the genuinely meaningful connections he makes fade away, whether it be him drifting off in the morning, or being left alone, his partner for that moment moving on to someone who wants more. and in the end, the physical pleasures don't feel the same. there are the light hearted moments of humour, the absolutely beautiful moments of true connection even it's not realised by him afterwards and the moments of solo wandering but this film is about a broken man's desperation for something more yet inability to grasp it. and who knows whether he'll ever find what he's looking for? cried a ton. shiloh fernandez gives one of the best performances of the year as the protagonists, this might be a modern classic guys idk, find this and watch it ASAP
★★★★½ review by J.P. Vitale on Letterboxd
A postmodern hipster take on "High Fidelity" from rising star director Chadd Harbold and featuring an all-star ensemble cast, this relationship dramedy is aces.
Really good stuff. Yes, it's repetitive but that's the point. Ella Rae Peck and Natalia Dyer are the standouts in this film headlined by Shiloh Fernandez.
★★★★½ review by Craig Lea on Letterboxd
I spent the first 40 minutes of this film thinking that the protagonist is a generic, poorly written character, And I ended it considering him one of my favourite male protagonists in any film I've ever seen.
However pretentious some people may find this film I managed to come out of it genuinely moved, it gave me a similar feeling to the film 'Her' by Spike Jonze. Where Jonze spread that indescribable feeling of love and emptiness through one evolving relationship between the viewer and Samantha, Chadd Harbold tells it through seven different relationships and their unescapable demise.
★★★★ review by Tom Doona on Letterboxd
"I'm pretty lonely. And bored. Feel empty, most of the time."
"Are you surprised?"
"No. Of course not."
Loneliness in a crowded room.
★★★★ review by emilybabyy on Letterboxd
Confession: I watched this for cover love & because it's set in NYC, but I ended up really enjoying it. I love when that happens.
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