Roger Dodger

DYLAN KIDD

Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  

 plays a heartless business executive who gets a bit of a surprise when his teen nephew () shows up at his Manhattan office and asks to stay with him for the weekend. Thinking his uncle a total success as a ladies’ man, the young boy asks Scott to help him in the romance department. This leads to a night out in Manhattan bars looking for easy scores; through conversations with strangers and with each other, the two realize just how much the elder still has to learn about life and love and how much more the younger knew than he realized. Pristine acting and heartfelt characters keep this interesting character study from ever become annoying or self-indulgently bitter.  and have the film’s best sequence as two women who meet the boys in a bar and actually become intrigued in getting to know them.

Holedigger Films, Roger Dodger LLC

USA, 2002

Screenplay by Dylan Kidd

Cinematography by 

Produced by , Dylan Kidd,

Music by 

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Independent Spirit Awards 2002.

National Board of Review Awards 2002.  

New York Film Critics Awards 2002.

Online Film Critics Awards 2002.  

Toronto International Film Festival 2002.

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