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The Indie Film Loveless: Generation X in Midlife Crisis

“We’re all adults now and we’re all going to die soon.”
–From Loveless, 2011

Last night, was the world premiere of Loveless, an independent film by Ramin Serry about Generation X in midlife crisis. This has become a popular theme in movies over the last couple of years from the Grown Ups to Greenberg to Eat, Pray, Love.

Mark Asch with L Magazine has published an interview with Serry. Here is an excerpt:

“I’m not sure, but A.O. Scott wrote an article identifying a new mini-phenomenon of films and books dealing with Gen X facing midlife crisis. This seems like a natural development and I’m glad to be a part of it. The Baby Boomer narrative has been so heavily covered over the past few decades that it feels good to be able to represent my own generation.”

Follow the success of Loveless via the movie’s Facebook page.

What are the signs Generation X is having a midlife crisis?


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