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Overview

Alan's (Justin Rice) band, the Bumblebees, has recently broken up after releasing an EP that got some attention. Alan has moved to Brooklyn, where he is trying to get solo gigs, and spending a lot of time with his old friend Lawrence (Andrew Bujalski, the film's writer/director) and Lawrence's girlfriend, Ellie (Rachel Clift). Alan quickly books a gig at hip Brooklyn club Northsix, and does a radio interview with Sara (Seung-Min Lee), during which he mentions that he doesn't even have a drummer. As luck would have it, Sara's brother, Dennis (Kevin Micka), is a drummer. Sara also makes it clear that she's attracted to Alan, which creates a problem when he decides he doesn't want to get involved with her. On the night of his gig, a friend of Alan's father with purported record-industry connections shows up, and invites Alan, Sara, and Dennis to his well-appointed apartment. Afterward, Alan drunkenly goes to a party where he was supposed to meet Lawrence and Ellie. As it turned out, they didn't make it, but a trio of women there (including one played by Kate Dollenmayer, who starred in Bujalski's debut feature, Funny Ha Ha), also drunk, have their own plans for him. Eventually, the unspoken attraction between Alan and Ellie comes to the fore. Mutual Appreciation was shot in black-and-white, and was a hit on the festival circuit before its theatrical release in September of 2006.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/11/2019
UPC: 0663390002933
Original Release: 2005
Source: Arbelos Films
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:50:00
Sales rank: 38,701

Special Features

New 2k restoration from the original 16mm camera negative; A Kind of Professionalism, a new video interview with Andrew Bujalski; Peoples House (2007), a short film by Andrew Bujalski; "Vampires" video introduction; Interjections & observations from the Parents of the Cast and Crew; U.S. Theatrical Trailer; New essays by Damien Chazelle and Will Sheff

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Justin Rice Alan Peoples
Rachel Clift Ellie
Andrew Bujalski Lawrence
Seung-Min Lee Sara
Pamela Corkey Patricia
Kevin Micka Dennis
Ralph Tyler Jerry
Peter Pentz Scotty
Bill Morrison Walter
Tamara Luzeckyj Esther
Mary Varn Rebecca
Kate Dollenmayer Hildy
Keith Gessen Julian
Salvatore Botti Ron
Ted Bergman Radio Chatter
Gary Alter Background Action
Anshul Amar Background Action
Alex Cho Background Action
Kelli Cho Background Action
Su Ciampa Background Action
Chris Clinton Background Action
Jason Feuerstein Background Action
Ben Gauthier Background Action
Charlie Grundy Background Action
Elizabeth Hart Background Action
Andrea Havis Background Action
Damian Hess Background Action
Dave Kobin Background Action
Rita Liefhebber Background Action
Adam Mansbach Background Action
Jed McCaleb Background Action
Anisha Narasimhan Background Action
James Ratner Background Action
Sand Reardon Background Action
Chris Regan Background Action
Jack Woodhull Background Action

Technical Credits
Andrew Bujalski Director,Editor,Screenwriter
Jeff Caldwell Associate Producer
Morgan Faust Producer
Randall Good Sound/Sound Designer
Matthias Grunsky Cinematographer
Mynette Louie Co-producer
Eric Masunaga Sound Mixer
Dia Sokol Producer
Ethan Vogt Producer

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