There's a welcome air of honesty drifting around Kerem Sanga's "The Young Kieslowski," a contemporary comedy-drama about a one-night-stand with unexpected ramifications.
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Although the film could have lived very nicely without the flippant narration and Richardson's character as written would have benefited from a little more sympathy, the engaging cast, which also includes nice work from
The subject matter may not cover virgin territory, but Sanga, who took home the Audience Award at last year's Los Angeles Film Festival, could certainly do worse than being called a baby Jason Reitman or Cameron Crowe.
Given that his own young mom and dad found themselves with twins conceived out of wedlock, it's not surprising that the film taps into some genuine, relatable truths lurking beneath all that try-too-hard quirkiness.