Jamie and Jessie Are Not Together

 

Year: 2011
Country: USA
Run Time: 96 minutes

JAMIE AND JESSIE ARE NOT TOGETHER, much to the dismay of Jessie. The two women are roommates and best friends, and their relationship is nothing but platonic. Jessie has been not-so-secretly in love with Jamie for a long time. And now that Jamie's on the verge of moving to New York to start a Broadway career, Jessie's under pressure to let her know about her feelings. Set in sun-drenched hipster enclaves of Chicago and at the city's lovely Lake Michigan shore, this cheerful film puts an unusually upbeat face on unrequited love. As Jessie goes to her own auditions, works as a barista, and goes on awkward blind dates, she can't get Jamie out of her head. Meanwhile, Jamie is involved in a passionate relationship with the very hot Rhonda. Adding to the lightheartedness are hilarious musical numbers that look just like they would if your friends grabbed brooms and burst into song at your local coffee shop. –B.B.

CIFF Screenings

Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 1:00 PM

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Sidebars
10% Cinema
Women Of The World
Music! Movies!

Director
Wendy Jo Carlton

Producer
Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou

Screenplay
Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Cinematography
Mathieu Vadepied

Editing
Dorian Rigal-Ansous

Principal Cast
François Cluzet, Omar Sy

Director Bio
Wendy Jo Carlton earned a graduate degree in Film/New Media from the University of Illinois Chicago. Her narrative and experimental short films have screened internationally. In addition to founding a media literacy program for teen girls called Chicks Make Flicks, Carlton works as a field producer for Sirius Radio and PBS Television.

Select Filmography
"Brushfires" (2004), "Hannah Free" (2009) - 34th CIFF, JAMIE AND JESSIE ARE NOT TOGETHER (2011)

Print Source

Juicy Planet Pictures
Wendy Jo Carlton
6226 N. Lakewood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660
USA

Phone: (312) 330-26
Email: wenjo.carlton@yahoo.com
http://www.jamieandjessie.com

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