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Kip Koenig (writer)
Bright and neurotic girl Bell sets two goals for New Year - to quit smoking and to fall in love. As the first task turns out to be too difficult... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Clea DuVall ... Bell Bryant

JD Souther ... Uncle Jerry (as John David Souther)

Mary Kay Place ... Mary Bryant

Gabriel Mann ... Leonard Crane
John Voskamp ... Fryer Crane

James Duval ... Westy

Amy Smart ... Dot Bryant

Jorja Fox ... Sarah Bryant

Chris Gartin ... Dr. Rutledge

Frederick Weller ... Rickey
Jason Mason ... Fryer's Agent

Marianne Jean-Baptiste ... Christina Parks

Dennis Haysbert ... Manhattan Parks

Ethan Embry ... Dillger
Shirley Speaks ... Waitress

Walter Olkewicz ... Professor

Zack Ward ... Manhattan's Neighbor
Lee Weaver ... Archie

Ian McNeice ... Peggy Asks
Billie Worley ... Ice Cream Guy
Melissa Auf der Maur ... Seven
Harrison Young ... Helpful Drunk
Lionel Uhry ... Hollister

Holmes Osborne ... Dean Rice
Kip Koenig ... Terry

Directed by
Kip Koenig 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kip Koenig  writer

Produced by
Caitlin Abramovitz .... co-producer
Luis Barajas .... associate producer
Alison Dickey .... producer
Alberto Gieco .... associate producer
James R. Hedges .... executive producer
Scott Kennedy .... associate producer
Mark Lipson .... producer
Original Music by
Jeff Martin 
Cinematography by
Julian Whatley 
Film Editing by
Chris Figler 
Casting by
Joseph Middleton 
Production Design by
Jodi Ginnever 
Set Decoration by
Melissa K. Frankel 
Costume Design by
Agnes NaDene Baddoo 
Dalhia Schuette 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ed Licht .... assistant director
Marie O'Keefe .... assistant director
Art Department
Laine Abramson .... property master
John K. Berry .... swing gang
Scott Duthie .... storyboard artist
Scott Duthie .... visual development
Pete Handelman .... poster design
Sound Department
Larry Blake .... sound re-recording mixer
Larry Blake .... supervising sound editor
Matt Coby .... dialogue editor
John R. Fors .... boom operator
Phil Aslaksen .... stunt double: Gabriel Mann
Marla Casey .... stunt double
Scott Duthie .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Christopher Blauvelt .... assistant camera (as Chris Blauvelt)
Matthew Coleman .... lighting technician
Ronald K. De torres .... assistant chief lighting technician
Casting Department
Michelle Morris .... casting associate
Editorial Department
Jordan Goldman .... assistant editor
Location Management
Jim Small .... location manager
Other crew
Robert Clarke .... production assistant
Nancy A. Terriberry .... production coordinator

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