A stellar romantic breakout.
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The Boy Downstairs

Diana (Zosia Mamet, HBO’s “Girls”) moves back to New York City after a few years abroad and finds the perfect Brooklyn apartment for a fresh start. Yet on the first night in her new home, she discovers that her ex-boyfriend Ben (Matthew Shear, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), Mistress America) lives in the apartment below hers. After an awkward reunion, Diana proclaims her intentions for a genuine friendship. But as old wounds are opened, both Diana and Ben are forced to confront the true nature of their feelings.

“Heart-wrenching and funny.” – Collider

Played at

Monica Film Center, 2.23.18 - 3.01.18
Rated PG-13
Runtime: 90 min
Language: English

Director: Sophie Brooks
Cast: Deirdre O'Connell, Matthew Shear, Zosia Mamet
FEATURED REVIEW: Aubrey Page, Collider
It’s no secret the rom com has seen better days. Subsisting off of a tried and true formula for years that before sputtering to a stop in the mid-aughts, the genre’s golden days have largely come and gone except in the indie film sphere, which still sees its share of both...