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'Pinsky' filmmaker finishes what late Fort Lauderdale father started

'Pinsky' filmmaker finishes what late Fort Lauderdale father started

The indie comedy “Pinsky” is set in motion by the conspiracies of life that may feel painfully universal to many millennials as a young woman in a dead-end job gets dumped by the love of her life, forcing her to move back to the claustrophobia of her family home.

But the film achieves its entertaining tension between humor and pathos through its carefully drawn sense of place, as Sophia, who is lesbian, finds herself once again in the emotional gulag ruled by a domineering and disapproving grandmother in Boston’s Russian-Jewish community.

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