Aspirin for the Masses


Set in Washington DC, this unconventional romcom profiles a series of quirky, borderline unhinged characters as they fall in and out of romantic entanglements. Joni must choose between her Ph.D. common-law husband and her dream lover. Her father Roland is a salesman with a billion-dollar idea, if he can only find angel investors. Michael has a plan to find the cash. Joni’s sister Sioux can become a licensed family therapist if she can keep her hallucinations in check long enough to pass the licensing exam. Filling out the cast are a team of lesbian movers, a teenage boy with a secret identity, a suburban mom who did way too many drugs in the 90’s, in the 80’s, in the 70’s, and in the 60’s, and Kelly, a first year pharmacy student – and former beauty queen – who steals drugs to pay her tuition. Thrust together in a series of interlocking stories, these characters must all  try and make sense of the strange emotional narcotic called love.

Genre: Romantic Comedy
Director: Adam Nixon
Starring: Laura Blasi, Arthur Gibb, Daisy Gibb, Daniel Wyland, Anthony Hacsi, Matt Neufeld, Karin Rosnizeck, Peter Garafalo
Language: English
Country: United States
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