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ñThe Go-GeTTers

(Jeremy LaLonde) is a grubby mi­crobud­get com­edy about two ab­so­lutely ter­ri­ble peo­ple – a shift­less drunk (Aaron Abrams, who co-wrote the film with his Blindspot ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer Bren­dan Gall) and a per­pet­u­ally an­gry sex worker (Tom­mie-Am­ber Pirie) – who form a grudg­ing al­liance to raise the $98 that will get them out of Toronto for good. May­hem fol­lows. I am obliged to point out that di­rec­tor LaLonde is a friend, as are most of the peo­ple in his movie; the Toronto film cir­cle is pretty small. But I can hon­estly say Pirie’s pint-sized Wolver­ine act – and Abrams’s will­ing­ness to be beaten to a pulp in the ser­vice of a laugh – are both very funny and oddly com­ple­men­tary, and shouldn’t be missed. And LaLonde’s as­sem­bled a sup­port­ing cast of lo­cal com­edy ringers that in­cludes Kris­tian Bruun, Chris­tine Horne, Scott Thomp­son, Jes­sica Greco, Suresh John, Jonas Ch­er­nick and Abrams’s Blindspot buddy En­nis Es­mer, who re­ally seems to en­joy be­ing the rea­son­able char­ac­ter this time around. 83 min. NNNN (Nor­man Wil­ner)

Tom­mie-Am­ber Pirie (left) and Aaron Abrams make a great odd cou­ple.

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