Release dateMarch 2005 (2005-03) (South by Southwest Film Festival) Music directorJustin Rice, Bishop Allen, Brandon Patton CastJustin Rice (Alan), Rachel Clift (Ellie), Andrew Bujalski Similar moviesInterstellar, All About Anna, Pitch Perfect 2, Jupiter Ascending, Valley Girl, The Hottest State
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Mutual Appreciation is a 2005 independent film by Andrew Bujalski who previously directed Funny Ha Ha (2002). The script is primarily dialogue between a group of young people as they try to determine where they fit in the world. It is considered part of the mumblecore movement.
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The principal characters are Lawrence, Ellie, Alan and Sara. Lawrence, a teaching assistant, and Ellie have been together for about a year. Lawrence loves Ellie, and she outwardly reciprocates while masking her doubts about their relationship. Sara is a radio disc jockey. She meets Alan, a former member of a band called The Bumblebees, at the radio station and invites him to her apartment.
Justin Rice — Alan
Rachel Clift — Ellie
Andrew Bujalski — Lawrence
Seung-Min Lee — Sara
Kevin Micka — Dennis
Bill Morrison — Walter
Pamela Corkey — Patricia
Mary Varn — Rebecca
Kate Dollenmayer — Hildy
Shot in black-and-white, the film stars Justin Rice of the indie rock band Bishop Allen and features music from the band's debut album Charm School. Andrew Bujalski's previous film Funny Ha Ha starred Christian Rudder, also of Bishop Allen.