Me and You and Everyone We Know

17mira Miranda July writes, directs and stars in this poignant drama about both the unique and oftentimes humorous nature of people's idiosyncrasies. At the center is eccentric Christine Jesperson (July), who seeks emotional connections in the modern world. Meanwhile, shoe salesman Richard (John Hawkes) copes with his recent separation while his teen son (Miles Thompson) experiences a sexual awakening. Carlie Westerman and Brad William Henke co-star.
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This first film from conceptual artisit Miranda July is an actute, tender and sometimes troubling examination of loneliness, individuality and the desire for connection in modern Los Angeles. Read the review
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Here's a perfectly twee little romance all but smothered in a blanket of indie 'edge.'
Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel  full review
These characters are sympathetic.
Susan Walker, Toronto Star  full review
July is without a doubt a brave new talent in the creatively beleaguered world of American cinema.
Leah McLaren, Globe and Mail  full review
July, who also wrote the script, is a keenly observant filmmaker.
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie, Atlanta Journal-Constitution  full review
It's a sturdy piece of writing wed to an utterly unique visual style.
Chris Vognar, Dallas Morning News  full review
Easily the year's most imaginative movie.
Terry Lawson, Detroit Free Press
A film of indescribable and often unmentionable charm, Me and You and Everyone We Know is one of those completely unexpected artistic experiences, a work from an unknown with such a compelling, unique perspective that it boggles and inspires.
Tom Long, Detroit News
First-time feature director July's success has a great deal to do with her bold embrace of childhood and its gnarly truths.
Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post  full review
Director Miranda July just might be the year's most exciting film discovery.
Robert Denerstein, Denver Rocky Mountain News
Although Me and You and Everyone We Know requires patience on the part of the viewer -- to get past the faux naivete of its grown-up characters, to get past its deadpan arty tone -- Miranda July's feature debut is worth the time.
Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer
July is a delightful discovery, as both a filmmaker and a performer.
Jeff Strickler, Minneapolis Star Tribune  full review
One leaves the theater grateful to have shared the time with these characters on-screen, but hoping we won't meet them in the lobby.
Richard Nilsen, Arizona Republic  full review
The debut film from performance art crossover Miranda July delivers an unlikely blend of irreverence and optimism. For all its dark humor and fringe qualities, the movie never descends into easy misanthropy.
Lisa Rose, Newark Star-Ledger  full review
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