Me and You and Everyone We Know
Me and You and Everyone We Know ★★★ 2005 (R)
Debut feature from conceptual artist July finds her playing wistful, struggling video artist Christine, who supports herself by chauffeuring senior citizens. She becomes unexpectedly involved with Richard (Hawkes), a shoe salesmen with a raw heart from his recent divorce and two precocious sons with their own problems. Seven-year-old Robby (Ratcliff) unwittingly visits an online sex chat room, where he's mistaken for an adult with kinky sexual ideas. Meanwhile, his older brother Peter (Thompson) is tormented by two classmates who want to practice their oral sex techniques on him while he is more interested in a domestically-inclined neighbor. Saves itself from just being quirky and precious with winning performances. 95m/C DVD . US GB US John Hawkes, Carlie Westerman, Miranda July, Miles Thompson, Brandon Ratcliff, Natasha Slayton, Najarra Townsend; D: Miranda July; W: Miranda July; C: Chuy Chavez; M: Michael Andrews.