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“Here and Now” is a loose remake of the 1962 Agnes Varda film, “Cleo from 5 to 7.” It’s a tricky thing to remake French cinema during its more fertile creative period, and director Fabien Constant takes on a lot of responsibility with this retelling, which has changed locations to the heart of New York City. A tale about the acceptance of mortality in the midst of planning for the future, “Here and Now” is meant to be somber and thought-provoking, giving the viewer a reflection of life lived with a known expiration date. What Constant actually comes up with is an unenlightening summary of sadness. The psychological dig site is surprisingly shallow here, forcing Constant to depend on stale poetry to get by, which stops the feature in full.  Read the rest at


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