The One I Love (Blu-ray release 2014-11-4) is a romantic drama with a really interesting idea: a married couple is told by their therapist to go on a retreat at a cottage.  Inside a magic guest house, the wife meets an alter ego – a more charming version of her husband.  Likewise, the husband meets an alter ego of his wife, who cooks bacon for him even though the real wife hates bacon.  When they both go into the guest house, the alter egos do not show up.

The movie describes itself as “Twilight zone shit”.  This turns out to be very accurate.  This is one of the smartest screenplays I’ve watched recently, and it progresses in a direction I have not thought of.

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