Lemon Release Date: August 18, 2017

In the movie Lemon, Isaac Bachmann (Brett Gelman) has seen better days. His acting career is tanking, while his colleagues succeed; his blind girlfriend of 10 years plans to leave him; and his own family singles him out as a constant disappointment at their latest reunion. Even as he takes a chance on new romance, Isaac struggles to define his place in a world that has seemingly turned against him.

Director Janicza Bravo (Gregory Go Boom, 2014 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Jury Award winner) returns to the Festival with her description-defying debut feature that promises to delight and unsettle audiences in equal measure with its unique brand of discomforting humor. Bravo unflinchingly strips down her stellar lead and co-writer, Brett Gelman, to appalling levels of vulnerability, emphasized by idiosyncratic supporting turns from Michael Cera, Judy Greer, Nia Long, Martin Starr, and Gillian Jacobs. Bursting with meticulous unease and loving contempt, Bravo questions what it means to truly unravel.

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Starring: Brett GelmanJudy GreerMichael CeraNia LongGillian JacobsRhea PerlmanFred MelamedShiri ApplebyMartin StarrDavid Paymer
Genres: Drama
Directed By: Janicza Bravo
Runtime: 83 minutes
Studio: Magnolia Pictures
MPAA Rating Unrated

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