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Film Description

 


The Spectacular Now

Based on the beloved book by Tim Tharp, The Spectacular Now is the story of Sutter Keely (Miles Teller) – high school senior, effortless charmer, and self-proclaiemd “life of the party” – and of how he unexpectedly falls in love with the “nice girl” Aimee Fineky (Shailene Woodley).

While Aimee dreams of the future, Sutter lives in the now. And yet somehow, they’re drawn together. What starts as an unlikely romance becomes a sharp-eyed, straight-up snapshot of the heady confusion and haunting passion of youth – one that doesn’t look for tidy truths. The film was directed by James Ponsoldt and written by Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber ((500) DAYS SUMMER), and also features wonderful supporting turns from Brie Larson, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.



CRITICAL NOTES

"Wise beyond its years, charismatic, measured, and authentic. A valuable and honest film." - Indiewire
FILM INFORMATION

Director: James Ponsoldt
Cast: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Kyle Chandler
Year: 2013
Runtime: 95 minutes
Country: USA
Language: English
Distributor: Entertainment One


Ratings: ON NR / BC NR / AB NR / SK NR / MB NR / QC NR / Maritmes NR

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