We were all unnerved by a hall-of-mirrors effect when the Tower Theater itself made a brief cameo, since we were all inside the Tower Theater.
The film describes a parallel Sacramento universe to the one I was in in 2002 - at once, both familiar and alien. I found myself tearing up at unexpected times. It was wonderful seeing Erik Daniells on the big screen!
The audience gave a rousing round of applause at the end. There was a pocket of applause during credits - likely a party of folks involved in the actual film-making.
Since my Sacramento universe is so much different than Greta's I think I should write a Sacramento screenplay. Maybe have my universe intersect momentarily with hers - matter and antimatter - and blow both universes into smithereens.
I was pleased Greta featured Thrift Town, but used the time there to shop for a dress. Not my experience. This is my memory.
I saw the movie a second time, and realized Sabrina Schloss is in it too. She did shows at DMTC a decade ago.
[UPDATE} Kate sends this: "In case you missed this—I didn’t hear it, but I know you follow Greta" - Fresh Air interview with Greta Gerwig.