And what happens in front of these Indiana buildings is fascinating without the gorgeous backdrops. Cho has never been better and Richardson is a revelation, giving one of the most memorable performances of the entire festival. She is brilliant and funny, and it’s easy to see why Jin wants to spend his days talking to her instead of at his father’s bedside. There are parts of “Columbus” that feel like one of Linklater’s “Before” films, capturing people walking and talking, impacting each other through their remarkable character instead of contrived action. “Columbus” is a remarkable film.