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Nate & Margaret
Nate, a 19 year old film student, and Margaret, a 52 year old spinster, are best friends in an odd, quirky, totally working kind of way... until Nate's audacious classmate Darla sets him up on a date with James. Nate's new life shakes apart his friendship with Margaret, who goes off on her own to start a career as a stand-up comedian. -- (C) Official Site

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 78%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Blessed with natural performances and brisk pacing, this unusual little movie would like us to know just one thing: Passion is fine, but a pal is priceless."
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
"Director-cowriter Nathan Adloff displays real sensitivity toward the central characters, yet he hasn't crafted a story in which his observations might carry any weight."
‑ Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
"A lovely surprise -- it's endearing rather than sticky-sweet; truly charming rather than forced; and is enriched by its two leading performances as well as several memorable supporting turns."
‑ Richard Knight, Knight at the Movies
"[A] moving, engagingly low-key curio."
‑ Ronnie Scheib, Variety
"Here is a sweet, delicate story about friendship."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Filmmaker Nathan Adloff obviously sees the audience as capable enough of handling a story without hand-holding..."
‑ Mark Bell, Film Threat
"Narrative conflicts are introduced and swatted away in favor of an amiable sentimentality, two nice people being nice to each other."
‑ Chris Packham, Village Voice
"Script abuse gives film a black eye"
‑ S. James Wegg, JWR
"Nathan Adloff's Nate & Margaret is an endearing, hopeful, and quietly radical film."
‑ Calum Marsh, Slant Magazine
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