Along the way, she takes an impromptu trip to France, tries to save her relationship with her best pal (Mickey Sumner), and frolics through Manhattan to the sounds of David Bowie.
There are probably smarter people to entrust with a bag of money than a compulsive gambler like Eddie Garrett (Jake Johnson) — he might, for example, decide to “borrow” some cash to scratch his itch and end up several grand in the hole.
But the laid-back charm that Johnson honed to perfection over six seasons of “New Girl” pairs nicely with Joe Swanberg’s affable, shambling, dialogue-driven direction, resulting in a brisk and engaging character study.
Plenty of light romantic comedies manage to get the job done in under an hour and a half, but here’s a heart-wrenching drama manages to do the same, deftly relating the story of a real-life tragedy with brevity and efficiency.
Banksy is renowned for breaking the rules of visual art, so it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that he also freely fiddles with the conventions of documentary filmmaking.