Written by Steve ‘Frosty’ Weintraub
Due to how many movie clip articles and video interviews I still have to post from this year’s Sundance, this intro will be brief.
Another of the many movies that premiered at this year’s Sundance was “Peter and Vandy”. The film was written and directed by Jay DiPietro and it stars Jason Ritter, Jess Weixler, Jesse L. Martin, Tracie Thoms, and Noah Bean. Here’s the synopsis:
“Peter and Vandy” is a love story told out of order. Set in Manhattan, the story shifts back and forth in time, juxtaposing Peter and Vandy’s romantic beginnings with the twisted, manipulative, regular couple they become. The film explores the question most couples ask themselves… ‘How the hell did we get here?’ The answer is found in the little moments. Peter and Vandy communicate through truthful, every day dialogue. They begin with the hope of new love on the horizon, adoring the little quirks about each other. As they continue, the way they bicker while trying to order takeout and begin to criticize the smallest of gestures reveals more about them than “couples therapy” ever could. Through these iconic moments, we see just who they are… and it’s familiar. By going back and forth in time, we are able to pinpoint the subtle causes that lead to the larger effects within their relationship.
This was one of those movies I wanted to see…but due to many reasons, all I’m getting to view are these clips. As of now, I don’t think the film has been sold, but if I get an email telling me I’m wrong, I’ll update the story. If you’re a fan of Jason Ritter and Jess Weixler you might want to watch these…
Clip 1 – Conversation on the beach
Clip 2 – On the couch
Clip 3 – Fuck it, Chinese food it is
Clip 4 – At the dinner table
Clip 5 – Walking with groceries