City Baby Sexy. Style-conscious. Extreme love affairs. Complicated friendships. Life happens all too quickly when Cloey is reluctantly plucked from her comfort zone and complete reliance on others is overturned – a secure relationship with her boyfriend unravels,
her childhood best friend is moving away and daddy’s (Daniel Baldwin) checkbook closes. City Baby comments on the ladder-climbing mentality of always reaching for the next bigger, better thing – relationship, city,
job – when sometimes what’s right in front of us is just fine. Scattered with cameos from Portland musicians like Stephen Malkmus of Pavement,
live musical performances by Glass Candy and Starfucker, and a thoughtful soundtrack featuring all Portland bands and musicians,
City Baby depicts a playground for semi-adults, revolving through the lives of cool kids.Between her best friend moving to Brooklyn,
pressure to find employment from her pop (Daniel Baldwin), and juggling romances with an aging rocker boyfriend and a yuppie fling –
Cloey is reluctantly plucked from her party girl reality to deal with her own set of common people dilemmas and accomplishments.
Scattered with cameos from musicians like Stephen Malkmus (Pavement),
live performances by Glass Candy and Starfucker and a soundtrack featuring all local bands, ‘City Baby’ documents the youth utopia of Portland Oregon,
revolving through the lives of a few sexy, style-conscious kids surviving extreme love affairs and complicated friendships.
I know David Morgan and Cora Benesh. They are friends of mine. I rarely go to my friends screenings, because it is not healthy for our friendship 19 out of 20 times. (Not kidding about this) This was the one exception