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Suburban Girl (2007)

A Manhattanite book editor finds her take on the game of romance changed after she lures the attention of an influential older man.

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(screenplay), (short stories "My Old Man" and "The Worst Thing a Suburban Girl Could Imagine" from the book "The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing")
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Brett, a young woman from the suburbs, is an associate editor at a small New York publishing house, hoping to be promoted when, on the same day, she meets a literary lion, Archie Knox, who's 50 and who shows an interest in her, and gets a new boss, a dolly-dolly Brit. Brett is soon dating Archie, then moves in with him. He's charming, attentive, and gives advice. He also has a history - ex-wives, a distant daughter, a couple of diseases, and a photo album of former girlfriends. It's no fairy tale: family issues (and more) intervene, and Brett has decisions to make. Meanwhile, she's working with a writer who fears peanut butter sticking to the roof of his mouth. Is Archie dinner, an hors d'oeuvre, or a peanut-butter sandwich? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rewriting her dream in the big city. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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The Girls' Guide to Hunting & Fishing  »

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According to director Marc Klein he knew that Sarah Michelle Gellar was the star of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) but hadn't watched the series and didn't really understand its huge popular following. When shooting the outdoor scenes in New York, he was shocked when hundreds of fans, journalists and photographers turned up to watch her act in his film. See more »

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The scene in which Brett is in the car with Archie shows her with the seat belt over her shoulder. Then, when the camera moves, you see her seat belt around her upper arm. This happens throughout the entire car ride. See more »

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Robert Eisenberg: You're Brett Eisenberg, MD.
Brett Eisenberg: MD?
Robert Eisenberg: My daughter.
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Crazy Credits

While the credits are rolling, Brett is walking down the street and sees the book she edited in a store window. Brett also finally puts on the leather pants. See more »

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References Great Expectations (1946) See more »

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Tokyo Boys
Written by Mladen Borosak and Tammy Plynn
Performed by Running Red Lights
Courtesy of Ole
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WOW was this a complete waste of time
25 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

If you could include every formulaic scene between an older man and a young women it would surely be Suburban Girl. Quirky advice giving best friend--check Super smart girl climbing up the job ladder=check Older millionaire bachelor=check family with conflict=check hip NYC parties=check montage of couple having fun to shortcut developing relationship =check

If you have tried Ambien and it didn't help you sleep..just watch this movie guaranteed to put you to sleep and wake up refreshed knowing you didn't waste 120 minutes watching this completely banal piece of twice baked digital film. There weren't enough montages ...we need more montages of Alec Baldwin and Sarah to drive the point home that they are having sooo much fun. Oh wait..include a hip soundtrack to help substitute good writing and acceptable acting ....yeah thanks ...I'm buying it now. Hey Alec you're 49, lose weight porky.. You have millions..can't you pay someone to eat for you??


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