Heartbreaker, in which the business was dedicated, in the same elaborate, costly way, to breaking up the couple instead of bringing it together. The movie has a fascinating arc. At roughly the 15-20 minute mark, it appears to be over -- with its couple firmly in love and that happy ending upon us. Ah, but then we have a new client, a young, cute, smart hedge fund manager (shown at top, with flowers) who's tongue-tied around the girl he wants to love. Except that this girl, below, happens to be the "ex" of the boss of the Cyrano Agency (above), a no-longer-so-young man who once staged that very play in a theater. Suddenly we have our own Cyrano situation being acted out in earnest and in modern dress.
TM will try to report on both these upcoming films in the weeks ahead. For now I'll just give you the information that the publicist sent me....
Tuesday, April 10, 7pm
PETTY ROMANCE (New York premiere, 2010)
Every other Tuesday @ 7pm at Tribeca Cinemas
(54 Varick Street, on the corner of Canal Street,
All seating is first-come, first served.
Doors open at 6:30pm.