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Lightweight 'Life Partners' depicts ups and downs of BFFs
Lightweight 'Life Partners' depicts ups and downs of BFFs

Loosely inspired by the real-life friendship of writer-director Susanna Fogel and writer-producer Joni Lefkowitz, "Life Partners" depicts the ups and downs of the best friendship between Sasha (Leighton Meester) and Paige (Gillian Jacobs). When Paige falls in love and settles down with Tim (Adam Brody), their friendship goes through growing pains. Sasha feels like her BFF has replaced her, and Paige grows impatient with Sasha's taste for dating women in varying stages of arrested development. "Life Partners" depicts a realistic female friendship between characters transitioning to adult life, with silly rituals and comforts for birthdays, breakups and the painful...

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