characters from the film Mutual Appreciation lie on a bed

A film by Andrew Bujalski

New 2k restoration from Arbelos Films. Available on BluRay and streaming June 11.

“The wonderful independent film Mutual Appreciation looks like something that just came out of a time capsule, but there’s nothing dusty about it…It may make your heart swell.” —Manohla Dargis, New York Times

“These [Mutual Appreciation and Funny Ha Ha] are great goddamn movies…He’s figured out something about how modern people think, and he understands how modern people talk.” —Chuck Klosterman, Esquire

“There’s a perfection and grace to Bujalski’s movie that is ultimately impossible to replicate.” —Damien Chazelle, director of Whiplash, La La Land, and First Man

“Cunning and indelibly strange.” —David Edelstein, New York Magazine

“Unaccountably intriguing.” —J. Hoberman, The Village Voice

“The unvarnished actors…could not be better.” —Amy Taubin, Film Comment

“Bujalski is making what may prove to be the defining movies about a generation.” —Scott Foundas, L.A. Weekly

“What Douglas Sirk did for big budget Hollywood melodrama in films like Imitation of Life, Andrew Bujalski is doing for the low-budget indie.” —John Anderson, Newsday

“Something like a miracle…Bujalski’s writing is so good, and every shot and edit seems exactly right.” —G. Allen Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle

“It totally works.” —Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post

“The guy’s a born filmmaker. No one can match his knack for the rhythms, inflections, and syntactic hiccups of everyday speech.” —Nathan Lee, Slate

“A master of the mixed message and a veritable sculptor of dead air.” —Dennis Lim, New York Times