CAST: 
John Merriman, Courtney Davis, Macon Blair
SYNOPSIS: 
John, a nanny to two adorable toddlers, is pining away for his ex-girlfriend Courtney, who’s recently become involved with the jovial Macon, who just wants everyone to get along. Over the course of a year the three fall in and out of love with one another, form tender, surprising relationships, and get to know each other almost as well as they get to know themselves.
PRESS: 
NEW YORK TIMES CRITIC'S PICK, NEW YORK MAGAZINE EDITOR'S PICK
"Employing only the sparsest dialogue, Mr. Collins trusts his precisely self-contained images and the subtle skills of his actors to communicate the shifting emotions of an awkward love triangle. Its anchor is a gentle, wistful nanny (John Merriman) whose eyes radiate anxiety." -The New York Times  
"Merriman’s performance is a gem, his big-and-strong physicality contrasting with and accentuating the daydreaming, boyish sweetness and passivity of his character. " -Hammer to Nail
"One of my favorite films... a career-defining role for Austinite John Merriman." -Film School Rejects
"...like many of the best moments in You Hurt My Feelings, the characters’ subtly expressive faces do all the talking." -Slant Magazine
"...works in no small part because of John Merriman's performance." -Slackerwood
"Collins’ minuscule cast helps contain the drama, bringing its themes to life with an enthralling collage of small moments.... the emotions stand strong, mainly thanks to the actors’ complex expressions, and the delicate images of natural beauty..." -IndieWire
"A small-bore work that takes low-budget longing and anxiety to poetic heights." - Variety
"Collins and his director of photography, Jeremy Saulnier, find real poetry in the changing of the New England seasons, the passage of time providing an even greater window in the the failed lives on display." -Filmmaker Magazine
FESTIVALS: 
Los Angeles Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Viennale,Cucalorus Film Festival, Istanbul International Independent Film Festival
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