If you think you’ve seen all the independent comedies about a young married couple that you can stand, you need to make one more exception. The Freebie is about, well, a young married couple who haven’t had sex in months. To remedy the situation, they agree to have one evening of mutual infidelity. Despite a few moments of mumblecore cliché, the film’s time-out-of-joint structure and some fine performances—writer/director Katie Aselton gives a charming and nuanced performance as the wandering wife, (frequent Stranger contributor) Sean Nelson aces a small role as a too-talkative dinner party shit-stirrer—make this a surprising diversion from the standard rom-com chum. recommended