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LEAVING CIRCADIA is a romantic dramedy that follows the misadventures of Tom, the slacker superintendent of a Brooklyn brownstone apartment building, and his only slightly more responsible buddies, chronicling the difficult transition from the happy-go-lucky lifestyle of their twenties to the often harsh reality of thirties adulthood.

Tom (Evan Mathew Weinstein) is a gifted artist and an even more skilled slacker, wasting away his days working as a building superintendent for his domineering landlord Nat (Joseph R. Gannascoli) and pissing off local businessmen like Reece (Michael Cerveris) by flyering their cars. In his spare time, he bums around with his band of buddies, Ray (Drew Seltzer), Will (Zack Griffiths), and Colin (Christian Coulson).

Life around Tom begins to change when beautiful career-minded Collette (Larisa Polonsky) moves into the building. As Tom becomes smitten with the new lady above him, Ray’s relationship with girlfriend Jackie (Ashley C. Williams) hits a crossroads, as does Will’s rocky marriage. Soon tension arises between Tom and another new tenant, recently divorced Davis (Regi Huc), whose interests might threaten Tom’s romantic possibilities…

In modern American culture, where the theme of post-college hipsters moving back into their parents’ basements has become somewhat cliché, Leaving Circadia seeks to shine a light on a largely unexamined yet ubiquitous segment of the population: the non-hipster, sometimes professional, emerging adult, whose twenties are now in the rearview — those whose settled-in routines have now begun to define not only who they are but who they’ll become. The landscape is slightly different, but the rules remain the same. No matter where we go, how old we get, or what habits we adopt, we can only truly grow up once we learn to look within.

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Very impressive film. I personally don’t dedicate much time to television or movies anymore due to the over-saturation of modern tasteless entertainment. However, the catchy title and my love for Psychology drew me in to give this one a chance. I could not stop watching it. The producer leaves you wanting more throughout. I can see this having a sequel or even developing into a mini-series. As I analyzed each character’s interactions, it was evident there was a deeper meaning to be discovered. Leaving Circadia makes you value the ships that pass by at night and the impact those short moments have in your life.
The chemistry of the characters was very captivating. They were entertaining but heartfelt and realistic.
I think anyone could envision their own lives within this magnetizing storyline which brought it close to home. I found myself sharing many similarities with the leading actress.
I loved the scenes used in setting the tone and mood. Great acting! Great producing! Great movie!

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If only we could freeze time. A++

This is not the first movie that tries to depict the “coming of age” transition from late 20’s/30’s into “mature” adulthood. However, the problem with these movies is that the characters are inherently unrelatable. The movie Drinking Buddies comes to mind – interesting film, but I found I just couldn’t relate to Anna Kendrick and Olivia Wilde. With this movie, I felt as if I was watching a group of my friends. As such, this movie resonated with me in a profound way, even days and weeks after I watched the film. Highly recommend.

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Highly recommend.

This was a fun, light hearted movie, making me wish I was in my 30’s again. Each character was fairly well developed and they all had great chemistry, making all of their relationships relatable. A good movie to watch with friends.

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This was a fun, light hearted movie

This was a great movie! I highly recommend it!

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Five Stars

Great plot line, character development. Highly recommend to everyone!

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Five Stars

As someone’s who’s in their upper 20s and used to live in NYC, I couldn’t relate more anymore to this movie. I’ve probably watched this over ten times and still have the same reflective feeling after it. Great movie! Enjoy!

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Great movie! Enjoy

So happy I can across this movie! So relatable and made me think in a different way after every viewing! The acting and plot is amaaazing! A definite must see!!!!

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So happy I came across this movie!

Wonderful film, great acting, and well-written. Anyone between 20 and 60 could probably relate to these characters in some way.

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Great movie!

Loved it! Very touching and funny NY story. Brought me right back to my youth growing up in my 20’s. Really well done.

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Touching and Funny

If you like dope movies with a comic yet serious tone. Check this out! Best one of seen in a minute! ✔️

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If you like dope movies with a comic yet serious tone

Solid flick that explores what life is like while you’re trying to figure out life!

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Five Stars

Great writing and acting, subtle plot line that carries you along

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Five Stars

I loved this movie! So much to relate to on so many levels!

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Five Stars

Great film. Solid writing and acting all around.

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Five Stars

Really good movie ! I would recommend this movie to my friends

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Good

Great movie, strong plot, interesting characters – a really enjoyable watch. Highly recommend.

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Five Stars