Oconomowoc (2013)

OCONOMOWOC is an absurd comedy about Lonnie Washington, a confused adult who moves back in with his boozing mother and reluctantly teams up with his friend's mishandled t-shirt business in hopes of finding a little direction. (c)… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 18, 2013
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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Gillies never gives us any reason to care about these people, though some of the one-liners are amusing.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

"Oconomowoc" has one thing going for it: a running time of just 79 minutes, even if every one of them feels like an eternity.

Witney Seibold

Warning: The word "quirky" is going to be used a lot in my review of 'Oconomowoc.'

Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter

Low-rent Wes Anderson, without the style or heart.

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Peter Debruge

At last count, 15,792 people live in Oconomowoc, Wisc. That's about 15,000 more than will see the film that bears its name, a slender absurdist riff on the man-child coming-of-age comedy.

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Writer-director Andy Gillies's film is extremely self-conscious, but in a fashion that generally serves the material.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Writer-director Andy Gillies' shaggy underachiever alternates between the pointless and the elliptical as the movie sputters out its nominal story ...

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Rob Staeger
Village Voice

The second most compelling performance is delivered by a polka-dotted bathrobe ...

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