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'5 to 7': EW review

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5 To 7

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
97 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/03/15
performer:
Anton Yelchin, Berenice Marlohe, Olivia Thirlby
director:
Victor Levin
genre:
Comedy, Drama, Romance

We gave it a B-

The numeric title of Victor Levin’s Manhattan-set romance refers to the classic French arrangement in which husbands and wives are free to pursue extramarital dalliances between five and seven every day. That two-hour window is a boon for Anton Yelchin’s Brian, an aspiring writer who falls hard for an elegant married expat (Skyfall’s Bérénice Marlohe). While the film has an undeniably sexy glow, it’s too earnest and sappy by half. Fortunately, Frank Langella and Glenn Close drop by as Brian’s disapproving parents. B–