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Molly’s Theory of Relativity


With director Jeff Lipsky in person

Dir. Jeff Lipsky. 2013, 102 mins. DCP courtesy of Adopt Films. With Rebecca Schull, Sophia Takal, Adam LeFevre. A funny, surreal, sexy, and devastating portrait of a beautiful astronomer who, having unexpectedly lost her job, is poised to make perhaps the first reckless decision of her life. Her story unfolds on Halloween. Providing counsel are her husband, her father-in-law, three deceased relatives, a precocious nine-year-old trick-or-treater, her grandfather from North Dakota, and a six-year-old neighbor who may or may not be imaginary. Molly’s Theory of Relativity is about the economy, and how we value what we do for a living, to ourselves and to others.

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