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Film Review - Breathe In


Writer/director Drake Doremus made a critical splash with 2011’s “Like Crazy,” a movie about young love experienced in a full-body manner, clouding judgment and derailing lives. “Breathe In” covers some of the same dramatic terrain, only here the fixation remains on seduction and the gradual developmental process of chemistry. Where “Like Crazy” celebrated impulses, “Breathe In” highlights restraint, slowly building a feel for personal connection in a disrupted domestic situation, trusting in the power of longing and reflection. Doremus wears filmmaking maturity well, achieving a palpable sense of attraction between the lead characters, making their journey into indecent behavior seem perfectly logical, despite the cold realities that surround them. Read the rest at


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