I’m a sucker for actors directing their own passion projects and this didn’t disappoint. It may not be perfect but much of it works very well, especially Keaton’s and MacDonald’s performances. They have great chemistry in the low-key romance plot as well.
This whole picture is deliberately low-key, with a fairly low amount of dialogue. People only speak when they need to, and when they speak, they speak plainly.
The opening sequence, introducing Keaton’s character has no dialogue and Keaton the director has judged it perfectly. ( He can’t resist the idea of having some symmetry at the end)
Where Keaton is let down a bit is by the rest of the cast. Bobby Cannavale does well in the slightly…