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The romantic comedy follows a misogynistic children's book author who is forced to work closely with a female illustrator instead of his long-time collaborator and only friend.

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Henry Roth: obsessive-compulsive, somewhat misanthropic, a writer of children's books. His illustrator and only friend, Rudy, dies after a fabulously successful collaboration on "Marty, the Beaver." Henry is under contract to produce another Marty book for Christmas sales. His publisher, Arthur Planck, assigns penniless, lovelorn illustrator Lucy Reilly to work with Henry. She's sought by her ex-boyfriend Jeremy, who dumped her two years ago but shows up apologetic, having dedicated his new book to her. She and Henry go to a house on the shore to work. Will love bloom amid the rocks, or is Henry a bump on Lucy's road to Jeremy? Rudy's voice, from the grave, gives Henry counsel. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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10 October 2008 (Mexico)  »

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$23,832 (USA) (24 August 2007)

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$91,169 (USA) (5 October 2007)
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Mia Farrow and Bob Balaban were originally set to play the roles of Dianne Wiest and Tom Wilkinson's. See more »

Quotes

Henry: [handed piece of paper by Rudy] Who's this?
Rudy Holt: Uh, red suit, fat ass, best friend's a reindeer. Bones Mrs. Claus
Henry: [laughs] What's happening here?
Rudy Holt: Santa's sleigh, runs over Marty's tail, Marty jumps up, bites him in the crotch. Gives Santa the clap.
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The writer dedicates his work in memory of Jonathan Louis Kaplan (June 6, 1961 - December 28, 1997) See more »

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Features Daikaijû Gamera (1965) See more »

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New Sneakers
Written by Christopher Cohen, John Dieterich, Satomi Matsuzaki, and Greg Saunier
Performed by Deerhoof
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My opinion
2 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't understand AT ALL why this movie would receive ANY negative comments! This film was one of my top favorites of the Sundance Film Festival this year! And the soundtrack/score that the filmmaker worked to create with the band Deerhoof is brilliant! The character of Henry was played beautifully by Billy Crudup - this was a idiosyncratic guy with severe OCD issues compounded with who knows what other neuroses that I totally related to. And although I did like Mandy Moore in Saved I was still a little skeptical about her being in the movie, but she took me by surprise again and is slowly forcing me to appreciate her as an actress. Dianne Wiest was great as the mother of the character Lucy that MM plays - I couldn't imagine the role being played by Mia Farrow (who was originally cast).

Yes! Very impressive Mr. Thoreux! I look forward to your future films!


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