She Loves Me Not

Synopsis: A reclusive novelist struggles to find romance and meaning in his life despite disastrous and comedic circumstances.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Production: Gravitas
  3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.8
NOT RATED
Year:
2013
91 min
Website
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1

( coughing )

( groans )

( heavy equipment rumbling )

( clattering )

( coughing )

( hammering, stapling )

( power saw running )

( thudding )

CHARLIE?

Man:

ACTUALLY, TELL JEFF

TO COME HERE NOW...

YEAH, UM,

HAVE YOU SEEN:

MY ASSISTANT?

HE'S ABOUT THIS TALL,

DARK HAIR.

NO.

HE CAN'T HIDE FROM ME,

NOT IN MY OWN HOUSE.

( phone ringing )

Woman:

HEY, THIS IS CHARLOTTE.

I CAN'T GET TO THE PHONE NOW.

LEAVE A MESSAGE,

AND I'LL CALL YOU BACK.

YEAH, WHERE THE HELL

ARE YOU?

IT'S 1:
00 ALREADY.

( stapling,

saw whirring )

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT?

OR WERE THERE:

BOYS TOO?

SOME BOYS,

SOME GIRLS.

YEAH.

FIGURES.

DID YOU HAVE FUN?

YEP.

HOW IS IT THAT, UM,

THAT YOU DON'T RETURN

A SINGLE CALL?

I DON'T KNOW.

SERVICE?

RIGHT.

THERE'S NO FOOD IN THERE.

F*** THE FOOD.

WHERE'S THE F***IN' ICE?

GODDAMN IT!

WHERE'S KARLA?

IF I ASK HER TO DO

ONE F***ING THING

FOR ME,

IT'S JUST TO MAKE SURE

I'M WELL-STOCKED

WITH ICE.

I MEAN, GOD!

KARLA'S OFF.

WHY ARE YOU SO UPTIGHT?

I'M NOT UPTIGHT,

JUST THIRSTY.

WHAT?

WHAT?

YOU KNOW, I, UM...

I DON'T MIND THAT YOU

GO OUT EVERY NIGHT.

IT'D JUST BE NICE

IF YOU RETURNED A CALL

NOW AND AGAIN.

YOU KNOW?

JUST SO I KNOW:

YOU'RE ALL RIGHT.

HERE. SHAKE IT.

ENOUGH?

FILL IT UP.

COME ON.

COME ON.

OH, IT'S MAKING

ME SICK.

WELL, HERE.

COME ON. VITAMIN C.

IT'LL HELP YOU

WITH THE HANGOVER.

ARE YOU F***ING

KIDDING ME?

TRUST ME.

I DON'T WANT IT.

OKAY.

AH, YOU'RE MISSING OUT.

I MAKE ONE HELL:

OF A MARTINI.

BY THE WAY,

WHO TOLD YOU:

YOU COULD BORROW MY CAR

EVERY SINGLE NIGHT?

WHAT IF I HAVE TO

GO SOMEWHERE?

WHERE ARE YOU GONNA GO?

SOMEWHERE. ANYWHERE.

WHERE ARE YOU GONNA GO?

YOU LOS YOUR LICENSE.

NO, I DIDN'T.

I HAVE MY LICENSE.

OKAY, WHATEVER.

DID YOU GET LAID

LAST NIGHT?

THAT'S FUNNY, HUH?

FUNNY. WHY, DID YOU?

WHAT, LADIES NEVER TELL?

I HAVE TO SHOWER.

YEAH, THAT'S

PROBABLY A GOOD IDEA.

YOU KNOW WHY?

'CAUSE YOUR FACE

IS STARTING TO:

RUN OFF YOUR FACE.

WHO THE HELL ARE YOU?

( hammer pounding,

saw whirring )

( groans )

YOU KIDDING ME?

SH*T!

UH-HUH. UH-HUH.

I UNDERSTAND.

HOW MANY OF THESE

DO I HAVE TO SIGN?

THE WHOLE BOX?

WHY?

OH, GOD.

I'M TRYING TO SWITCH

GENRES, PATTY.

I NEED NEW MATERIAL.

THE F***ING WATER'S OFF.

PATTY, I NEED TO

CALL YOU BACK.

YES, YES.

I'LL SIGN THEM.

I'LL SIGN THEM.

ALL RIGHT, BYE.

WHAT?

THE WATER IS OFF.

WELL, GO USE

MY SHOWER THEN.

AND AFTER THAT,

I NEED YOU TO HELP ME

SIGN THESE BOOKS.

THE WATER:

IS GOING TO BE:

OFF IN YOUR:

BATHROOM TOO.

WHAT IS THAT, ANOTHER

REX STEPHENS CLASSIC?

I WROTE THIS:

BEFORE YOU EVEN:

HIT PUBERTY.

AND, YES, SOME PEOPLE

CALL IT A CLASSIC.

OKAY, NOW, HEMINGWAY

WAS A CLASSIC.

STEINBECK.

NOT REX STEPHENS.

I MEAN, EVEN BUKOWSKI,

IF YOU ASK ME.

I LIKE THOSE PEOPLE TOO.

I'M SURE YOU DO.

WHAT, DID YOU THINK I WAS

GONNA WALK ALL THE WAY

DOWN HERE NAKED?

WHY'D YOU MAKE ME GE OFF THE PHONE, CHARLOTTE?

THAT WAS BUSINESS.

BECAUSE THE F***ING

WATER IS OFF.

WHO WAS THAT?

YOUR PUBLISHER?

AGENT, PUBLISHER,

BLOODSUCKING BOTTOM-FEEDER.

WHICHEVER YOU PREFER.

DID YOU READ:

MY BOOK?

I'M IN A PERIOD

OF TRANSITION.

I'M LEAVING THEM.

THEY JUST DON' KNOW IT YET.

RIGHT.

SO...

YOU DIDN'T READ

MY BOOK, DID YOU?

COME ON. LET'S NO GO THROUGH ALL THIS AGAIN.

YOU'RE NOT THE ONLY WRITER

IN TOWN, YOU KNOW.

OKAY, LOOK.

WHY DON'T YOU GO

TAKE A SWIM,

AND I'LL BE DOWN

IN A FEW MINUTES--

GET ME AN AGENT.

OKAY. I WILL.

AND I AM THE ONLY

WRITER IN TOWN.

( groaning )

ALL RIGHT,

ALL RIGHT.

GOT IT.

CHARLOTTE.

GOT IT.

SEE?

THERE IT IS.

YEAH? YEAH?

DID YOU WIPE:

THE DUST OFF FIRST?

ALL GONE.

YOU DIDN'T READ

MY STORY.

I'VE BEEN BUSY

WITH THE HOUSE:

AND ALL THIS BULLSHIT.

I'M SPENDING MILLIONS

ON THIS PLACE.

GOT THE PAINTERS

COMING NEXT WEEK.

HAVE YOU ANY IDEA

HOW MUCH IT COSTS

TO PAINT A WHOLE HOUSE?

PUT LOTION:

ON MY BACK?

A F***ING SHITLOAD.

WHICH REMINDS ME...

I NEED YOU TO PICK

A COLOR FOR YOUR ROOM.

WHATEVER YOU WANT.

NO.

IT'S WHATEVER

YOU WANT.

I DON'T KNOW

WHAT COLORS:

GIRLS LIKE.

THAT'S WHY

I'M ASKING.

IT'S YOUR ROOM.

HAVE SOME FUN:

WITH IT.

READ MY F***ING

STORY, BRADY.

OKAY, THAT IS ALL I ASK.

JUST READ IT.

I WILL,

AS SOON AS:

YOU PICK A COLOR.

PLUM.

PLUM. PAIN MY ROOM PLUM.

PLUM-- YOU MEAN,

UH, PURPLE?

PURPLE, PLUM,

PINK, LAVENDER,

WHATEVER.

WHAT DOES THAT MEAN,

"WHATEVER"?

YOU KEEP USING THAT WORD.

I HATE THAT WORD!

IT'S NOT EVEN

IN THE THESAURUS.

IT'S IN THE DICTIONARY.

LOOK IT UP.

YOU'RE NOT GONNA READ

MY STORY, ARE YOU, BRADY?

IT'S NOT ABOU WHO READS IT, CHARLOTTE.

IT'S ABOUT THE WRITING.

WHO CARES:

WHAT I THINK?

I DON'T EVEN LIKE

MY OWN STUFF.

REX STEPHENS:

IS A FAKE.

PAINT MY ROOM PLUM.

OKAY, FINE.

I CAN'T WORK

OUT HERE EITHER.

IT'S TOO F***ING HOT.

HEY, DUDE,

THAT GIRL'S BACK OU IN THE POOL AGAIN.

ARE YOU SERIOUS?

YEAH.

OH, THIS IS GONNA BE

A GOOD DAY!

WORKING HARD?

SORT OF.

HOW ABOUT YOU?

SORT OF.

DO I KNOW YOU?

I'VE BEEN HERE

EVERY SINGLE DAY

FOR THE PAST MONTH.

I WATCH YOU GUYS

FROM RIGHT HERE:

ALL THE TIME.

YOU SHOULD COME IN.

I THOUGHT THE POOL

WAS OFF LIMITS.

WHATEVER.

IT'S HOT.

COME ON.

IT FEELS GOOD.

YOU CAN BLAME IT ON ME.

COME ON,

TAKE YOUR CLOTHES OFF.

ALL RIGHT.

( growling )

THANK YOU.

GOOD, RIGHT?

COME HERE.

OKAY.

COME ON.

THIS IS NICE.

THANK YOU.

ARE YOU NERVOUS?

NO, I'M NOT NERVOUS.

WHY WOULD I BE?

YOU SEEM NERVOUS.

SO, HOW DO YOU KNOW

MR. OLINSON THERE?

HE CAME IN AND SPOKE

AT ONE OF OUR CLASSES.

YOU KNOW WHO:

REX STEPHENS IS?

NO.

ARE YOU SERIOUS?

THE WRITER, REX...

REX STEPHENS,

THE WRITER,

REX STEPHENS,

THIS IS HIS HOUSE.

OH!

THE FAMOUS...

YEAH.

REX STEPHENS.

"FAMOUS"--

MORE LIKE "INFAMOUS."

RIGHT.

CRAZY.

THAT'S COOL.

SO YOU, LIKE,

"WORK" FOR HIM OR...

I AM KIND OF LIKE

HIS EDITOR.

HIS EDITOR?

MM-HMM.

YOU'RE HIS EDITOR?

MM-HMM. I AM.

REALLY?

CAN I GO DIVING?

YEAH.

( laughing )

SHUT UP! SHUT UP!

Charlotte:

GO!

HEY, WHERE ARE YOU GOING?

YES?

WHAT THE HELL WAS

THAT ALL ABOUT?

WHAT?

THE POOL PARTY.

NOTHING.

PLEASE.

DON'T PULL THA WITH ME.

YOU THINK YOU CAN

DO THAT UNDER MY NOSE

AND GET AWAY WITH IT?

DO WHAT?

I SAW YOU:

SCREWING AROUND:

WITH SOME KID:

IN THE POOL.

OKAY, WE WERE

JUST SWIMMING.

I DON'T LIKE STRANGERS

IN MY POOL, CHARLOTTE.

HE'S NOT A STRANGER,

HE'S WORKING FOR YOU,

YOU IDIOT.

WELL, SWIMMING ISN' PART OF THE DEAL.

HE WASN'T HIRED

TO SWIM!

( indistinct conversation )

GUYS? GUYS?

I JUST WANT TO MAKE IT CLEAR,

THE POOL IS OFF LIMITS.

OKAY? ALL RIGHT?

ARE WE CLEAR?

ACTUALLY, YOU KNOW WHAT?

I WOULD PREFER I IF YOU ALL JUS LEFT FOR THE DAY.

I'VE BEEN TRYING TO WORK

ALL MORNING, AND THE NOISE

IS F***ING DISTRACTING.

EARLY DAY FOR US.

I'M-- I'M SORRY.

WHATCHA READIN'?

NOTHING SPECIAL.

YOU KNOW,

I'VE BEEN THINKING.

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGH ABOUT GRAD SCHOOL?

YOU SAID IT WAS:

A WASTE OF TIME.

I NEVER SAID THAT.

YES, YOU DID.

NO, NO, I SAID

THERE ARE OTHER OPTIONS.

I REMEMBER EVERYTHING

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Brian Jun

Brian Jun (born October 21, 1979) is an American film director, screenwriter, film editor and producer. Jun has made two short films, Jimmy Brown and Researching Raymond Burke. Jun won the Sundance Channel Emerging Director Award in 2006 at the St. Louis International Film Festival for his first feature film Steel City. The film also received a nomination for the grand prize jury award at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006. His second feature film, The Coverup, was released in 2008. more…

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