- Original title
- Running time
- 99 min.
- United States
Comedy. Drama | Black Comedy. Independent Film (US)
- Synopsis / Plot
- Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable, yet tightly coiled, thirtysomething steeped in the creative class of Los Angeles’s bohemian, affluent Silver Lake neighborhood. Everything looks just right—chic modernist home, successful husband, adorable child, and a hipster wardrobe. So why is she going out of her gourd with ennui? Plagued by purposelessness, Rachel visits a strip club to spice up her marriage and ends up meeting McKenna, a stripper whom she becomes obsessed with saving. She decides to adopt McKenna as her live-in nanny, and this bold move unleashes unimagined and colorful waves of change into her life and community. It becomes clear that Rachel is feverishly, desperately trying to save her own sense of who she is.
: Sundance Film Festival: Best Director - U.S. Dramatic Competition
: Gotham Awards: Best New Actor/Actress (Kathryn Hahn)
: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best First Screenplay
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