Synopsis: New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Director(s): Peter Sollett
Production: Summit Entertainment
  1 win & 10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
103 min

It... people know me back home.

It's hard to go out and have privacy.

I should go.


Can I have your number?

I don't have any paper.

Write it on my arm.

I'm Stacie.

I'll give you my cell.

If I'm working, I probably won't answer.

And if anyone asks where we met,

please don't mention it.


You've a lot of rules, Laurel.

Yeah. I've been told that.

What? What? What?

Three suspects at this time...

This still gets you going?

Spying on junkies?

Come on. He's never gonna

lead us to the shooters.

Maybe his girl will.


It's Stacie from volleyball.

Listen, I can't talk right now.

Go right ahead. We're not

doing anything important.

Just your run-of-the-mill

double homicide investigation.

Will you shut up? I can't hear.

Maybe I should get out of the car.

Give you some privacy.


Can I call you later?

Okay. Bye.

You got a date?

Yeah. I do.

Something serious?

I'll let you know. I'll call you after.

Here's a soda.

- And the straw you asked for.

- Thanks.

Let me pay you for that.

Oh, no.

Okay. Thank you.

You look great.

You look great.

You know I'm significantly older than you.


Do you dance?

Not to this. I hate country music.

I guess this was a bad idea.

No. No, I'm sorry.

That... that came out wrong. I, uh...

You know, I don't date much.

I don't know how to be smooth or whatever.

You don't...

you don't have to be smooth with me.

But if you're really sorry

and you want to make it up to me...

Oh, come on. No. I'll

make a fool of myself.

No, you won't. Trust me. Trust me.

Take my hand.

Put your other hand on my shoulder.

Shuffle, shuffle, step, step.

Shuffle, shuffle, step, step.

Shuffle, shuffle, step, step.

Shuffle, shuffle, step, step.

I don't like going backwards.

I'll guide you.

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Ron Nyswaner

Ron Nyswaner was born on October 5, 1956 in Clarksville, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Philadelphia (1993), The Painted Veil (2006) and Why Stop Now? (2012). more…

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