Chronically Metropolitan Poster

Release Date: 2016

DVD Release Date: September 5th, 2017

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
First-time novelist Fenton Dillane returns to New York City unannounced, ready to reclaim his lost love, Jessie, who, unbeknownst to him, is engaged to be married. When Fenton enlists his headstrong sister, Layla, and his drug-dealing best friend to help him win her back, his actions set in motion a chain of events that affect the lives of everyone around him for better and for worse.

Cast: Chris Noth, Mary-Louise Parker, Shiloh Fernandez, Ashley Benson, Addison Timlin, Josh Peck, Chris Lowell, Andres Arellano

Director: Xavier Manrique

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: The Film Community, Chron NY, Inc., Planeo Films

Keywords: 2010s, Best friend, Sacrifice, Emotional, Sister, Love, Hospital, New York City, Pursuit, Mother, Passionate

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The result is a chronically “meh” coming-of-age meets dysfunctional-family tale, with a particularly unsatisfying ending. show more

  • Director Xavier Manrique’s film fails to drum up more than clichés about rich-people problems. show more

  • The best way to watch Chronically Metropolitan is to think of it as a parody of a particularly pretentious brand of indie romance. Unfortunately, though, director Xavier Manrique and writer Nicholas Schutt (“Blood & Oil”) play it so solemnly straight for their feature debut that it seems unlikely they’re aiming for satire. show more

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