Jul 24, 2020
High school senior Ellie accepts payments from second-string football player Paul to write love letters for him to popular girl Aster he has a crush on in THE HALF OF IT. Although their relationship starts out as just business, a friendship forms between them and is threatened when it becomes apparent that both are pining for Aster in writer-director Alice Wu’s twist on CYRANO DE BERGERAC.
Mark Pfeiffer and Paul Markoff also discuss their histories with drive-in movie theaters, which have been rare places to see films in public during the pandemic.
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THE HALF OF IT clip courtesy Netflix
Music: "Parasail" by Silent Partner
Recorded May 18, 2020.