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½ Fairhaven This locally shot indie’s slender story line features Medford-bred writer-director Tom O’Brien as an aspiring writer still somehow kicking around his small town, trying to sort out his self-actualization issues. He falls somewhere between one schlubby, divorced friend (Rich Sommer) and another (Chris Messina) who’s back in town for his estranged father’s funeral. O’Brien and his castmates have some too-loose dialogue, but a Tom Brady riff is idiosyncratically entertaining, and there’s some promising drama. (81 min., unrated) (Tom Russo)

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