Oscar-winner Charlize Theron stars as Mavis Gary, a 37-year-old former prom queen, and current writer of young adult novels, who returns home to relive her glory days and win back her now-married high school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson). When she finds her homecoming more challenging than expected, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate (Patton Oswalt) and both must face the harsh realities of growing up in this brilliant and bittersweet one-of-a kind comedy. Nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical. Official Selection at the Berlin International Film Festival. "There is a raw honesty here rare in movies, and it's very funny too." - Cath Clarke, Time Out
Paramount Pictures, 2011.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.
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Beth Kono, Brian Bell, Charlize Theron, Diablo Cody, Helen Estabrook, Jason Blumenfeld, Jason Reitman, John Malkovich, Kelli Konop, Lianne Halfon, Mary Lee, Mason Novick, Nathan Kahane, Russell Smith, Steven M. Rales
Originally produced by Paramount Pictures in 2011.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Reitman, Jason, film director.; Kono, Beth, actor.; Bell, Brian, actor.; Theron, Charlize, actor.; Cody, Diablo, actor.; Estabrook, Helen, actor.; Blumenfeld, Jason, actor.; Reitman, Jason, actor.; Malkovich, John, actor.; Konop, Kelli, actor.; Halfon, Lianne, actor.; Lee, Mary, actor.; Novick, Mason, actor.; Kahane, Nathan, actor.; Smith, Russell, actor.; M. Rales, Steven, actor.
Paramount Pictures (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst