Open Five
Open Five (2010)

EMILY, an articulate, emotionally mature, young NY woman, and her spontaneous friend LIZA, take an ill-fated weekend trip to Memphis, TN. Originally intended as a romantic tryst, the trip turns complicated--the time between buying the plane… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 26, 2010
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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

Those familiar with the slapdash cinematography in Joe Swanberg's own movies might be surprised to discover the filmmaker's restrained, occasionally shimmering lenswork in Kentucker Audley's Open Five.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The dubious comforts of 'coolness' -- the Audley character's emotional flatness, created, like metamorphic rock, by the pressures of self-awareness, self-loathing and self-regard -- may be the movie's true subject.

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

There's a larger issue nagging many of these no-budget films about struggling young adults: They assume that all aspiring, rootless artistes are incapable of even rudimentary thought when the opposite is normally the case.

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