peter spends its next 86 minutes dissecting the sad, sad life of Peter, a semi-retarded lad living in an institution while maintaining a Matt Damon hairdo. When one of the institution's interns (Stevenson) befriends him, she tries to encourage his budding art talent while spatting with her drunk computer-salesman boyfriend. Some kind of bond is formed between them. She hates her life. He can't deal with his. If only life were this exciting and rich.
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Simplicity is hardly at the heart of this unfortunately-titled film, though, as we find our young hero looking for meaning in his life. After watching the film, I can't tell you if he found it or not. For 40 minutes he's living a miserable life at a generic corporation and finds his co-worker girlfriend unable to commit. So he heads out on an impromptu road trip and spends an hour on a mountaintop with a ragtag bunch of mountain climbers/amateur philosophers. When one of them falls to his death, Jerome leads the bunch to, well, to the end credits.
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There's already an Oscars buzz surrounding this movie.