Together Together – Movie Review
Director: Nikole Beckwith
Writer: Nikole Beckwith (Screenplay)
- Patti Harrison (The Lost City)
- Ed Helms (The Hangover)
- Rosalind Chao (Mulan)
- Timm Sharp (Enlightened)
- Bianca Lopez (Westworld)
Plot: When a young loner becomes the gestational surrogate for a single man in his 40s, the two strangers come to realize this unexpected relationship will challenge their perceptions of connection, boundaries and the particulars of love.
Runtime: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Together Together starts when lonely app developer Matt (Helms) hires a surrogate for a baby. Anna (Harrison) becomes his surrogate despite being a lot younger than him. Matt finds himself watching over everything Anna does, as she is still trying to decide what to do with her own life.
The two start spending time together as the baby starts developing, creating an unexpected relationship. They both question the boundaries they are crossing creating a connection neither expected.
Verdict on Together Together
Together Together is a comedy-drama following an unlikely relationship created between a lonely man and the surrogate carrying his baby. It sees how helpless Matt feels during the process and his worries see him getting closer to Anna.
This does go into an interesting change in the world, showing how surrogates for single parents want to support the process. It shows how both lives are changed and the father is left to wait and hope everything goes smoothly. Outside of the pregnancy side of things, it shows a connection between two lonely people finding calm in their lives. Both characters get to learn life lessons and are left in a difficult position about their own futures. The performances in the movie are good, with Patti Harrison and Ed Helms playing off each other extremely well throughout the film.
Final Thoughts – Together Together is a nice enjoyable comedy-drama.