Gabi on the Roof in July
Gabi on the Roof in July (2011)

A portrait of young New York and the misguided hopefuls who can't afford to live there but do anyway, Gabi on the Roof in July is an ensemble comedy about ex-girlfriends, sibling rivalry and whipped cream in a city that's constantly… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 21, 2011
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Eric Kohn

The oscillation between focus on Sam and Gabi creates an uneven progression, although the contrast wisely displays the relativistic nature of age.

Mike Hale
New York Times

The shock of recognition dissipates, to be replaced by the glance at the wristwatch.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

This is a movie that manages the neat trick of being impressive and infuriating at the same time.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Lawrence Levine should earn some attention with this agreeable indie comedy.

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Eric Hynes
Village Voice

I know that people like this exist, but, in terms of characters on the screen, I'm never shown why they need to.

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Glenn Heath Jr.
Slant Magazine

Gabi on the Roof in July projects its transparent character flaws far in advance, but the actual betrayals aren't what make this film interesting.

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Steve Dollar
Wall Street Journal

Wisely observant of human nature as it bounces between the leads, Gabi evokes Woody Allen with a more generous heart (and a lot more casual nudity).

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Ronnie Scheib

Remarkably, the film gradually, effectively coheres, building to a climax at once unexpected yet integral to what has transpired before.

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Kam Williams

Good girl goes bad, and then some!

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