“The tropes in play in “The Valet” are those of culture-clash romcoms, where two people of different backgrounds have to somehow reconcile and merge their worlds.
“The movie also belongs to that very satisfying sub-category of romcom where two people have to, for whatever absurd reason, pretend they are a couple.
“But “The Valet” is quirky enough that the “romcom” label stops making sense pretty early on. The film walks a delicate line.
“It’s impossible to invest in the two main characters “getting together” in the traditional sense, and, to its credit, the movie seems to feel the same way.”
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