The film is earning fans already, thanks to a stellar score from indie-pop fave A.C. Newman and critical comparisons to 500 Days of Summer. – Ashley Ross, Time
What If is the story of medical school dropout Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), who’s been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan (Adam Driver) seems to be finding the perfect partner (Mackenzie Davis), Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry (Zoe Kazan) an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben (Rafe Spall). Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend?
The rom-com is music infused! AC Newman a.k.a. Carl Newman (or Superconductor or Zumpano) from the indie rock band The New Pornographers wrote a soft-rock score. The film also includes Into Giants by Patrick Watson and Let’s Get High by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes among others.