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Adult World (2013)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  14 February 2014 (USA)
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Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

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Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

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When life gets hard, rise to the occasion.

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

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Akatallilo gia anilikous  »

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$4,368 (USA) (14 February 2014)

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$16,740 (USA) (7 March 2014)
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Ritchie Hoffman auditioned for the role of "Manny." The role went to Evan Peters and the character's name was changed to "Alex." See more »

Goofs

Whilst uploading her erotic story to the Le Passion site, it is briefly shown that there is no option for leaving one's phone number. Also, Amy did not attach a file, nor did she include her email address in the spaces provided on the submission form, therefore her receiving a phone call from the magazine is unlikely. See more »

Quotes

Rat Billings: How do you feel about failure?
Amy: I failed many times.
Rat Billings: That's good. Continue to fail. If you want to make art, you have to fail. And so, the hardest job is to fail better.
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representation of the 2010s
21 September 2014 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

I viewed Scott Coffey's "Adult World" as a representation of the problems facing college-age people in the 2010s. Aspiring poet Amy has bills to pay but can't pay them, so she has to take a job in an adult bookstore. Millions of college graduates have thousands of dollars in student loans, and many of them can't even find jobs in their field of study. The unpayable loans are likely to become the next bubble to burst.

That's not the movie's main story. It focuses on Amy's relationship with a renowned poet. Even though that's the main story, I found it to be a good movie. It does give a feeling of the frustration among the millennials. I recommend the movie, and it looks to me as though Emma Roberts (Julia's niece) is turning out to be a good actress.


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