Maggie's Plan (2015)
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I agree with @Siskoid but if you actually live in Quebec, that part of the film was more painful than ticklish. Quebec as a metaphor for "the middle of nowhere" with a lame frenchified version of Bruce Springsteen was "like" a knob of butter in the coffee.
I liked all the actors and the story but it missed something or just tried to hard.
Maggie's Plan is a delightful indy film which presents a tangled love triangle between Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke and Julianne Moore in a screwball, but essentially Shakespearean, comedy set in intellectual New York (if you work with academics, it's even more fun). The plot? Gerwig's character Maggie has a plan to have a baby and raise it by herself, but a love affair throws everything out of balance. Does that mean she has to give up on the plan though? Well-observed humanity mixes with the hand of Fate to craft push us towards a satisfying conclusion, while foreshadowing much of the action from the first act in subtle but memorable ways. And there's a sequence set in Quebec that tickled us most of all, probably on an unintended level.
to see which of your friends have seen this movie!