Since the released logline for this film is so vague, and the photos from the film shoot last month were so crazy, I decided to dig around to see if I could find out some more about this film’s plot. (I mean - amongst other things - why is Oscar so clean-shaven and also looking like a bearded mountain man in the same film?) I found an interesting review of the screenplay, so if you don’t want to know anything further about this film before it is released, stop reading now. (SPOILERS BELOW)
I just found the first feature-length screenplay I ever wrote, which was basically a re-write of “Patience, or Bunthorne’s Bride” by Gilbert and Sullivan, except instead of the Aesthetic movement in the 1890’s it’s about early millennial hipsters in New York and a guy who tries faking it at performance art and slam poetry.
It’s kind of trite (and full of typos) and reads a bit like a YA novel but it’s also really cute and I’m having a lot of fun reading all the 18-year-old Ben jokes.