So long as we have more quirky jobs, fetishes, and disorders for indie movie guys to have, there will always be another doe-eyed girl ready to fall for them as catchy, non-diegetic music plays. The latest proof of this: Adam, a film about a space-obsessed 20-something with Asperger syndrome and his unconventional romance with a new neighbor. To get to this point, I feel like I must have missed the logical stepping stone where a narcoleptic has to stay awake long enough to realize raver Jena Malone is the girl of his dreams.
Here's the trailer (it includes Burrell from The Wire!):
Funny how someone with Asperger syndrome doesn't really act that much different from the majority of awkward indie dramedy protagonists.
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