By Owen Gleiberman
September 04, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT

Unmade Beds

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At first, you think you’re watching a documentary — a portrait of four New York- area lonely hearts searching for love in the personal ads. The truth, though, is even trickier: These four are real people playing themselves, acting from scripts based on their own words. As we witness the sad, funny, nakedly desperate yearnings of characters like Mikey, the aging swinger seated in his crypt-like ’70s bachelor cave, or Brenda, the tawdry, unapologetically sexual New Jersey divorcée, director Nicholas Barker invents a fiction darker and stranger than truth. A-

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