The Sweet Life

Year of Production:
2016
Status:
Completed
Genre:
Romance
Country of Origin:
US
Language:
English
Running Time:
92 mins
Director:
Rob Spera
Cast:
Chris Messina, Abigail Spencer, Maggie Siff, Tyson Ritter
Producer(s):
Bonnie Curtis, Julie Lynn

Kenny (Chris Messina) is a disillusioned ice cream vendor in Chicago with a crisp white uniform and an apathetic heart. One night he meets Lolita (Abigail Spencer), a sharp-tongued, violet-haired young woman with nothing to lose. It turns out they have the same therapist - who apparently isn’t getting the job done. Though they don’t agree on much, they concur that life has little left to offer them and so they make a pact to journey to San Francisco, where they will jump off the Golden Gate Bridge together.

During their road trip, a series of mishaps and misadventures ensue, involving stolen cars, failed attempts at felonies, unexpected encounters with hitchhikers and accidentally saving lives. As Kenny and Lolita’s relationship deepens and their destination comes into view, they begin, reluctantly, and certainly without having had proper practice in the art, to discover the prospect of love, and find that maybe they do have something to live for after all.

'The Sweet Life' is a touching and endearing film about knowing when to let go and when to hold on.

As with any good rom-com, it’s chance that brings together Kenny (Chris Messina) and Lolita (Abigail Spencer). He’s trying to jump off a bridge. She’s trying to stop him. But there’s much more to their meet-cute in the new film, “The Sweet Life...

Read more

EXCLUSIVE: American comedy-drama comes from Albert Nobbs producers Mockingbird Pictures.

UK sales outfit WestEnd Films has acquired international rights to American comedy-drama The Sweet Life, and will be showing the film to buyers at the...

Read more