“It shouldn’t work. But it does. Like some delirious artist standing in
the desert, Soloway seems to be trying to stretch her stoned fingertips
wide enough to embrace the stars, finding links between gender fluidity
and Jewishness, between Fascism and other sorts of political shunning,
locating the brutality in being ostracized from a family of any kind.
It’s a relevant theme these days. And Soloway is onto something deep […] Most shows couldn’t pull this off; most wouldn’t try. But Soloway can’t
seem to play it safe. There’s something to be said for bad boundaries.”
Technically, our film has everything in the textbook against it as far as a “sellable” film. No stars. DV. Shaky camera. But, we sold it. I guess the rule is, don’t think about this. Think about making the best film you can make, then everything else will fall into place.
Ex-maid of honor Eloise (Anna Kendrick) - having been relieved of her duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text - decides to hold her head up high and attend her oldest friend’s wedding anyway.