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|New Year's Day|
Actors: Maggie Wheeler, Gwen Welles, Melanie Winter, Henry Jaglom, David Duchovny
Director: Henry Jaglom
Genres: Comedy, Drama
At a critical mid-life moment. Drew (Henry Jaglom) leaves L.A. and flies to Manhattan in hopes of starting his life anew. He has sublet an apartment beginning January 1, but finds that it is still occupied by three young w... more »
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