The Sublet
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The Sublet
Walter is 71 and has no friends and lives in a small apartment in Upper West Side in Manhattan. His apartment is very quiet until today when his phone rings, which really surprises him. When he answers, someone asks him about "the apartment." He answers very friendly all the details to the strange voice only to find out it's a wrong number, someone was looking for a sublet. But it gives him an idea--a fake ad. At the same time a beautiful 19 year old girl, Maggie, is on the phone trying very hard to sell the only valuable assets she owns: a baseball card collection from her real… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Zero-budgeter proves uneven, its unseasoned cast unable to fully flesh out the perfunctory setups."
‑ Ronnie Scheib, Variety
"The asexual, adopt-a-fogey impulse is a well-established one, but Simon's oldster act, glasses a-perched and dawning comprehension at the ready, is mannered and tiresome."
‑ Nicolas Rapold, Village Voice
"The smart, sensitive screenplay by co-writers Georgiana Nestor and Gautama Kavuri expertly blends drama, comedy and suspense together in an unpredictable way that gives the film an offbeat, delightful and refreshing charm."
‑ Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
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