This playfully stylized debut feature from Janicza Bravo—co-written with actor Brett Gelman—follows a rude drama teacher (Gelman) who lives with blind girlfriend Judy Greer. Harboring resentment towards seemingly everybody except his leading man (Michael Cera), his negativity reaches a boiling point at his parents’ Passover Seder. But will his crush on Jamaican-American Nia Long help alleviate his alienation? With a firmly controlled absurdity and game ensemble cast, Lemon is an acerbic delight. A Magnolia Pictures release.
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