Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017

Missed Connections


Year: 2011
Country: USA
Run Time: 81 minutes

Missed Connections

Neal is a good guy pushed too far in MISSED CONNECTIONS, a comedic romance for today's internet savvy dating scene. He's recovering from a gruesome breakup and a banal job, but rather than confront his problems head on, with the help of some loyal friends Neal finds the perfect distraction on the Craigslist Missed Connections page. Lonely women write posts describing details of chance encounters, a little eye contact, or a passing glance that could have been their knight in shining armor, only he got away. Now they are hoping he's searching the same internet back pages. What could be easier than swooping in to the rescue as a woman awaits a date who you know won't show? But Neal's deceptive dating schemes are challenged when Jane shows up, and keeps showing up. This charming romance—filled with both easy laughs and hard won intimacy—gets at the heart of human connection and the absurd situations we find ourselves in throughout its pursuit. – S.H.

CIFF36 Screenings

Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 5:35 PM

Friday, March 30, 2012 at 6:25 PM
This screening is on Stand By.

Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 2:25 PM
This screening is on Stand By.

Sunday, April 01, 2012 at 10:15 AM

Eric Kissack

Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou

Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Mathieu Vadepied

Dorian Rigal-Ansous

Principal Cast
François Cluzet, Omar Sy

Director Bio
A Los Angeles-based director and editor, Eric Kissack studied art-semiotics at Brown University. His editing filmography includes such blockbusters as "Role Model" (2008), "Brüno" (2009), and "Cedar Rapids" (2011).

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Missed Connections
Lisa Rudin
7538 Norton Ave. #9
Los Angeles, CA 90046


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