Eddie Murphy

New video: ‘Lovesong’ hums along with a real understanding of how women interact

New video: ‘Lovesong’ hums along with a real understanding of how women interact

New on DVD

“Lovesong” (Strand DVD, $27.99; also available on VOD)

In films like “In Between Days,” “Treeless Mountain” and “For Ellen,” director So Yong Kim has established herself as a skilled poet of the everyday, finding beauty and drama in travel, jobs, relationships, parenthood … life, essentially. “Lovesong” is her most accessible film. Riley Keough and Jena Malone play Sarah and Mindy, two old friends who become sexually intimate over the course of a long road trip with Sarah’s young daughter. The first half covers their dizzying romantic vacation; the second picks up three years later at Mindy’s wedding, where a previously easy friendship suffers...

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