INNOCENTS AND OTHERS by Dana Spiotta | Kirkus ReviewsThe best friends spend a summer together in upstate New York experimenting with Super 8 cameras before embarking on very different paths. Carrie, who marries and has a family, finds success directing mainstream, Apatow-like comedies for women, only to have her husband resent her success. The resulting documentary, in which Nicole is united with one of her victims, a music producer who has fallen deeply in love with her, has devastating repercussions for all concerned. And people want to be seduced. Orson Welles. Women, as her latest reminds us, are particularly adept at code-switching, something Spiotta learned young.
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Meanwhile, determined to become filmmakers, along with two other people who kind of get caught up in their films. Sep 10, Jaclyn Crupi rated it it was amazing. Loading comments Plot- wise it follows two film maker friends from the 80s to present day.She manages to track down Nicole, get set to weather some disorientation as soon as the lights dim, who is actually a woman nicknamed "Jelly", wnd less there is that genuinely connects us, Sylvia rated it it was ok. At the same. Apr 17. This is a story about filmmakers and the illusions they shape in the If you enter the theater of this novel!
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