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tick, tick... BOOM!

2021, Lin-Manuel Miranda

4.7/5

The film follows Jon (Andrew Garfield), a young theater composer who's waiting tables at a New York City diner in 1990 while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical. Days before he's due to showcase his work in a make-or-break performance, Jon is feeling the pressure from everywhere: from his girlfriend Susan, who dreams of an artistic life beyond New York City; from his friend Michael, who has moved on from his dream to a life of financial security; amidst an artistic community being ravaged by the AIDS epidemic. With the clock ticking, Jon is at a crossroads and faces the question everyone must reckon with: What are we meant to do with the time we have?

If you like tick, tick... BOOM!, you might also like Biographical Films About Composers, 2021 Films, 2021 Directorial Debut Films, and Films Set In Music Venues.

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