"Apoplectic with fear" is how the writer and director Jeff Lipsky summed up his state of mind a few weeks before the release of "Flannel Pajamas." Opening in New York on Wednesday, the film traces the arc of a marriage from the characters' first flush of attraction through the relationship's small daily erosions. "My whole future is going to be carved out in 96 hours," Mr. Lipsky said, his nervous energy and Woody Allen-like persona surfacing at regular intervals during a late breakfast in SoHo with the film's male lead, Justin Kirk, in town from Los Angeles. Nancy Ramsey reports.
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