Appropriate Behavior

86 mins
7.4 / 10 (956)
2

Synopsis

For Shirin, acceptance eludes her from all sides. Her family doesn’t know she’s bisexual, and her ex, Maxine, can’t understand why she doesn’t tell them. Following a family announcement of her brother’s betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion.

MUBI's take

Memories of love and its breakdown tumble in and out of Desiree Akhavan’s debut about a bisexual Brooklynite with an achy heart. Starring as the dejected lead, the Iranian-American writer and director is agnostic about both religious and romantic tradition in this irreverently funny film.

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