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I’m Obsessed with You (But You’ve Got to Leave Me Alone)

Jon Goracy, USA 2014, 95’
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Where’s the line between art and real life? What if we, just for a moment, forgot about the thin line between stage and reality, and simply improvised? Four friends from a New York college know something about that. Their carefree life, with its trite problems and short love affairs, changes forever the moment they have to think about their future. One innocent event provokes another, while the spiral of episodes drawn out over time thickens like the plot of a great stage play. Jon Goracy, in his debut based on the story by Genevieve Adams, seems to exploit a classic teen film vehicle at first glance. However, the deeper we get into the story, the fewer tired clichés and formulas we find as the prose of life replaces sweet innocence. The moment the characters have to answer one very important question is inevitably approaching – are they living as they planned?

Jon Goracy

Director, producer and actor. He cut his cinematic teeth while working on the casting of numerous productions such as Ira Sachs’ Keep the Lights On, Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln and Ridley Scott’s The Counselor. I’m Obsessed with You (But You’ve Got to Leave Me Alone) is his directorial and production debut. Goracy is currently working on new projects.

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2014 Zakręceni / I’m Obsessed with You (But You’ve Got to Leave Me Alone)

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director Jon Goracy
screenplay Genevieve Adams
cinematography Bartosz Nalazek
editing Christopher Branca, Alan Scott Neal
music Graham Edward Lebron, Shanna Mahan
cast Genevieve Adams, Thomas McDonell, Manish Dayal, Jason Ralph, Rachel Brosnahan
producer Genevieve Adams, Jasiek Goracy
production Mwaha Productions, Term Paper Productions
sales Jon Goracy
language English
colouration colour
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