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A Very Serious Person (2006)

 -  Drama  -  5 May 2006 (USA)
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A coming-of-age tale about a showtunes- and old Hollywood-obsessed boy and his effete Danish mentor. The two bond and teach each other lessons about self-acceptance over the course of one magical summer on the Jersey Shore.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
P.J. Verhoest ...
Gil
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Betty
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Mrs. A
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Terry
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Jan
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Mrs. Kupchunas
Marvin Einhorn ...
Mr. Horowitz
Jonathan Ospa ...
Travis
Ben Roberts ...
Waiter
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Little Girl (as Heather Schact)
Julie Halston ...
Glenda
Carl Andress ...
Lee
Simon Fortin ...
Gilles
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Maude
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Paramedic
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Jan, an itinerant male nurse from Denmark, takes a new job with Mrs. A, a terminally ill Manhattan woman raising her parentless thirteen-year-old grandson, Gil. Spending the summer by the shore, the emotionally reserved Jan finds himself oddly cast as a mentor to Gil in having to prepare the sensitive boy for life with his cousins in Florida after his grandmother's death. A deep friendship grows between these two solitary people. By the end of the summer, Gil has developed a new maturity and independence, while the enigmatic Jan has revealed his own vulnerability. Written by Charles Busch

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29 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to say, its not very good. Polly Bergen is fine in this film.The rest are so so. I'm gay and honestly , there are so many cliché's for this time in history that its just sad. We started watching it then turned it off, then decided it would be fun to make fun of the rest of the film. But all said, the basic idea of the film is good. If it was re-written with less contrived lines and better acting it could have actually been prety good. Over all i would not recommend it. IN additon the this is coo coo thinking line is so lame. On top of that the fight in the hair salon is funny because its so bad. The lesbian sister in the room with them while they are trying to get it on is so weird its sad.


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