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Louis C.K.'s movie 'I Love You, Daddy' strikes third-rail of intergenerational romance

Louis C.K.'s movie 'I Love You, Daddy' strikes third-rail of intergenerational romance

About two-thirds of the way through his new directorial effort “I Love You, Daddy,” comedian Louis C.K. presents a conversation you don’t hear much, well, anywhere: His character and a love interest played by Rose Byrne sit on a bed and discuss social attitudes about sex between older men and teenage girls.

C.K.’s character, a successful if bumbling TV showrunner named Glen Topher, has just seen his 17-year-old daughter (Chloe Grace Moretz) go off to Paris with a 68-year-old director (John Malkovich, in maximum slow-talk creepiness). Glen is horrified by the prospect and feels he has failed as a parent.

Byrne’s character, an actress who says that as a teenager she also had a...

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