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Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  19 August 2005 (UK)
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A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life.

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Storyline

'Me and You and Everyone We Know' is a poetic and penetrating observation of how people struggle to connect with one another in an isolating and contemporary world. Christine Jesperson is a lonely artist and "Eldercab" driver who uses her fantastical artistic visions to draw her aspirations and objects of desire closer to her. Richard Swersey, a newly single shoe salesman and father of two boys, is prepared for amazing things to happen. But when he meets the captivating Christine, he panics. Life is not so oblique for Richard's six-year-old Robby, who is having a risqué Internet romance with a stranger, and his fourteen-year-old brother Peter who becomes the guinea pig for neighborhood girls -- practicing for their future of romance and marriage. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for disturbing sexual content involving children, and for language | See all certifications »

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19 August 2005 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Tú, yo y todos los demás  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£78,532 (UK) (19 August 2005)

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$3,885,134 (USA) (14 October 2005)
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Miranda July shot with 50-minute tapes so she could have longer takes and would not have to break the flow of the child actors. See more »

Goofs

While Peter and Robby are singing the hymn to Richard, they walk past the same white picket fence three times. See more »

Quotes

Richard Swersey: [after taking off the bandage from his hand] It needs air. It needs to do some living. Let's take my hand for a walk.
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A Stable Lamp Is Lighted
Music by Paulette Tollefson, used by permission from Augsburg Fortress Publishers (SESAC)
Lyrics by Richard Wilbur in "A Christmas Hymn" from "Advice to a Prophet and Other Poems,"
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Used by permission from Harcourt, Inc.
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A Movie to Fall in Love With
28 July 2005 | by (Sherman Oaks, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie is about people trying to connect with each other, told in a very sweet, original way. It is quirky, beautiful, honest, and hilarious. The film follows the lives and dreams of many truly memorable characters, from the adorable and fascinating children to the adults with all their idiosyncrasies. I couldn't stop thinking about it the day after I saw it. I kept reliving the scenes in my head, and smiling.

I am so happy to have discovered Miranda July. Not only did she write, direct, and star in this film... she is also a performance artist, has released music CDs, and is planning on releasing a book of short stories next.

I'd recommend watching the trailer if you're curious. It definitely gives you a flavor of the film. If you like it, go see the movie, and you may fall in love, too.

After you see it, check out the movie website (http://www.meandyoumovie.com/) and Miranda's website (http://www.mirandajuly.com/) for more great stuff.


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