How He Fell in Love


How He Fell in Love

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Travis, a young struggling musician, crosses paths with Ellen, an older married yoga teacher who is trying to adopt a child with her husband. Travis and Ellen begin an affair that slowly deepens into something more intimate and profound. As their encounters continue, Ellen is confronted with her failing marriage while Travis must face the consequences of his actions. (C) Official Site

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Mark Blum
as Henry
Jason Altman
as Guest at His Table
Rachel Casparian
as Focus Group Participant #1
Daryl Freimark
as Focus Group Participant #2
Darrell James
as Police Officer
Cindy Katz
as Caroline
Marti Ladd
as Wild Rose
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Critic Reviews for How He Fell in Love

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (9)

  • Meyers must have been truly in love with his story to carry it all the way to development. But for anyone else who watches the film, it will be hard to remember it as anything more than a brief, middling affair.

    Aug 5, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • More sort-of character study than passionate exploration of an affair, How He Fell in Love is a rather one-sided relationship.

    Aug 4, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • Despite Travis and Ellen's breezy, walk-and-talk chemistry, Meyers wisely prizes the moments when the two are trading wordless glances, trying to decipher each other's in turn.

    Jul 19, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

    Steve Greene

    Top Critic
  • Despite how much these characters go on and on about their lives and loves, the film itself has nothing to say.

    Jul 15, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • We bend over backward to find joy in this movie, but, like eager yogis striving to achieve an impossible asana, we just can't do it.

    Jul 14, 2016 | Full Review…
  • A courageously mundane character study that aims to show people as they really are, rather than the gauzy movie version that we all want our lives to be.

    Jul 14, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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