Peter and Vandy

Peter and Vandy

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Peter and Vandy

One couple's stormy relationship is examined out of chronological order in this drama written and directed by Jay DiPietro, adapted from his play. Peter (Jason Ritter) and Vandy (Jess Weixler) meet when both are college students; they fall in love and live together for a while, but on a certain fundamental level they're never fully comfortable with one another, and eventually they go their separate ways. But rather than tell their story from beginning to end, Peter and Vandy jumps back and forth in time, with the couple midway through their romance before we've seen their first date. DiPietro allows us to see how the flaws in their relationship -- Peter's discomfort around Vandy and their habit of bickering about petty things -- were present at the beginning, lurking around the corner even in their happiest moments. Peter and Vandy received its world premiere at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/09/2010
UPC: 0712267291229
Original Release: 2008
Rating: NR
Source: Strand Home Video
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:20:00
Sales rank: 68,690

Special Features

Closed Caption; ; Original Theatrical Trailer; Other Strand Releasing Trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jason Ritter Peter
Jess Weixler Vandy
Jesse L. Martin Paul
Tracie Thoms Marissa
Noah Bean Andrew
Kristina Klebe Michelle
Zak Orth Keith
Bruce Altman Dad
Dana Eskelson Emma
Maryann Plunkett Mom
Grant Varjas Gary
Amanda Gruss Bartender
Rose di Pietro Delia
Lawrence Levine Mike
John Becker Good Not Keith
Chris Lopata Not Keith's Friend

Technical Credits
Jay DiPietro Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Frank G. de Marco Cinematographer
Stephanie Diaz-Matos Musical Direction/Supervision
Amanda Gruss Executive Producer
Bingo Gubelmann Producer
Carly Hugo Co-producer
Robert Kass Executive Producer
Benji Kohn Producer
Lawrence Levine Executive Producer
Jason Lifton Score Composer
Ruth Mutch Executive Producer
Matthew Parker Co-producer
Geoffrey Richman Editor
Lucio Seixas Production Designer
Jamie Sheib Associate Producer
Austin Stark Producer
Peter Sterling Producer
Anthony Viera Sound Mixer
Alexandra Wachtel Associate Producer
Bryan Weiss Associate Producer
David Withrow Costumes/Costume Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Peter and Vandy
1. Opening Sequence [4:15]
2. Meeting [7:56]
3. Dinner Plans [7:21]
4. Interviews [7:20]
5. Problems [8:29]
6. Family Dinner [6:12]
7. Being Nice [6:32]
8. Flirting [4:50]
10. The Puzzle [11:50]
9. Breaking Up [5:13]
11. Coming Back [3:12]
12. End Credits [6:04]

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Peter and Vandy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
IndieRevival More than 1 year ago
Jay DiPietro's Peter & Vandy is an unconventional, non-linear love story. When I first saw it, it was impossible not to make comparisons to 500 Days of Summer. Peter and Vandy is MUCH better. Where 500 Days is comedy, Peter and Vandy is a drama that moves quickly and is dominated by great performances by both Jason Ritter & Jess Weixler. Peter and Vandy is based upon a play and does not a constant soundtrack of songs throughout it. Instead it features the history of a young couple including their jaded parents, and small arguements. I found the acting and writing profound. It is a film that leaves you thinking about what is an "ideal" relationship. I highly recommend it.