‘The Overnight’, written and directed by Patrick Brice, and produced by mumblecore duo Mark and Jay Duplass, explores the relationship of a married couple with a young son, settling into their family home in Los Angeles. Stay at home dad Alex (Adam Scott) and his career-driven wife Emily (Taylor Schilling) are happy, if a little unfulfilled due to some post-matrimonial coital issues, and seek new friends and experiences. On an outing at the local swing park, they meet Kurt (Jason Schwartzman), a trendy hipster-type in a hat, who invites them to ‘pizza night’ with his wife Charlotte (Judith Godrèche) and their son. They accept the offer and eagerly attend, armed with friendly faces and a bottle of cheap plonk, but when it gets late and the kids are put to bed, they find that the evening has more in-store for them than they’d bargained for.
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