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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Nicholas Jasenovec (written by) &
Charlyne Yi (written by)
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Release Date:
1 October 2009 (Singapore) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A story about love that's taking on a life of its own.
Plot:
Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn't fully understand: Love. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(311 articles)
User Reviews:
Adorably awkward See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Charlyne Yi ... Herself

Michael Cera ... Himself

Jake Johnson ... Nicholas Jasenovec (as Jake M. Johnson)
Gill Summers ... Himself

Martin Starr ... Himself

Seth Rogen ... Himself

Demetri Martin ... Himself
Luciano Yi ... Himself
Lydia Yi ... Herself
Mike Modrak ... Himself
Bill Hase ... Himself
Matthew Craig ... Himself
Donald Skinner-Noble ... Himself

Derek Waters ... Himself

Matthew Bass ... Himself
Brendan Paul ... Himself
Charolette Richards ... Herself
Aengus Devine ... Himself
James 'Jester' Lattig ... Himself
Kim 'Redneck Kim' Williams ... Himself
Mary Beth Hardy ... Herself
Sidney Hardy ... Himself
Sarah Baker ... Herself
David Sartor ... Himself
John Pivovarnick ... Himself
Don Emerson ... Himself
Sally Emerson ... Herself
Kirsti Manna ... Herself
Bill Warner ... Himself
Lois Sullivan ... Herself
Bob Sullivan ... Himself
Dan Edelstein ... Himself
Mary Ann Edelstein ... Herself
Morgan Williams ... Himself
Caitlyn Felder ... Herself
Faith Shannon ... Herself

Given Sharp ... Herself

David Chandler ... Himself (as David Harber)
Colin Froe ... Himself
Evan Froe ... Himself
Marley Froe ... Herself
Gabrielle Felder ... Herself
Arthur Dante Hite ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
DeMorge Brown ... Himself
Deamor Yi ... Herself

Paul Rust ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Nicholas Jasenovec 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Nicholas Jasenovec (written by) &
Charlyne Yi (written by)

Produced by
Kate Eastridge .... associate producer (as Katie Hodgkins)
Nicholas Jasenovec .... executive producer
Sandra Murillo .... producer
Elise Salomon .... producer
Charlyne Yi .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Cera (original music by)
Charlyne Yi (original music by)
 
Cinematography by
Jay Hunter 
 
Film Editing by
Ryan Brown 
 
Casting by
Eileen Kennedy 
 
Art Department
Stacy Fuegen .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
Richard Branca .... sound facilities coordinator
Anita Cannella .... foley artist
Devendra Damon Cleary .... production sound mixer
Alan Decker .... sound re-recording mixer
Amy Kane .... foley artist
Mike Marino .... foley mixer
Tobias Poppe .... sound editor
Eryne Prine .... foley supervisor
Jacob Riehle .... supervising sound editor
Brian Smith .... adr mixer
Jon Wakeham .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Danny Durr .... gaffer: additional photography
Ben Gamble .... camera operator
Jeff Hall .... assistant camera
Robby Hart .... assistant camera: additional photography
Jay Hunter .... camera operator
Clint Kasparian .... assistant camera
Justina Mintz .... still photographer
John Orphan .... camera operator
John Orphan .... director of photography: puppet recreations unit
Melvina M. Rapoza .... assistant camera: puppet recreations unit
J. Aaron Stinde .... gaffer: puppet recreations unit
 
Editorial Department
Rose Calabrese .... colorist
Joe Cook .... colorist
Christopher Currall .... on-line editor
Dave Massey .... assistant editor
Ray Miller .... on-line editor
Jyrki Rantasuo .... post-production consultant
Michael Sohcot .... assistant on-line editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Kyle Biane .... music recording engineer
Marc Cantone .... composer: additional music
Michael Daniel Cassady .... musician
Zach Condon .... composer: additional music
Mary Forrest .... musician
Jeremy Konner .... musician
Alden Penner .... music producer
Alden Penner .... musician
Dan Ring .... musician (as Daniel Ring)
Marie-Claire Saindon .... musician
Greg Townley .... scoring mixer
Jamie Kaye Wheeler .... musician (as Jamie Wheeler)
Charlyne Yi .... musician
 
Transportation Department
Lance Cherniet .... transportation coordinator
Arlene Halpenny-Heeley .... driver: cast
Ken Kaplan .... transportation coordinator
J.R. Mallon .... driver
Michael Pacheco .... driver
Robert Renfro .... driver
Shawnee Spittal .... driver
Laurence Tozzi .... driver
Matthew R. Zboyovski .... driver
 
Other crew
Steve Berman .... completion bond
Giovanni Cuarez .... production insurance
Donald Gallant .... production assistant
Kevin King .... production controller
Kristofer King .... payroll coordinator
Jeremy Milota .... assistant production accountant
Casey O'Connor .... production assistant
Gisele Perez .... catering services
Russell Smith .... production legal services
Adam Stone .... production resources
Adam M. Stone .... product placement coordinator
Cat Stone .... production resources
Charlyne Yi .... puppet designer
Luciano Yi .... puppet designer
Meagan Zimbeck .... guide
Daniel Villagomez .... business and legal affairs (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Matthew Patrick Davis .... thanks
Joel Geist .... thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some language
Runtime:
88 min
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1.78 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Ireland:PG | Singapore:M18 | Singapore:PG (edited version) | South Korea:12 | UK:PG | USA:PG-13 (certificate #44873)
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Quotes:
Seth Rogen:Your love glass is half full.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "The Muppet Show" (1976)See more »

FAQ

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Adorably awkward, 13 August 2014
Author: SnoopyStyle

Nick Jasenovec (Jake Johnson) is directing a documentary about performer Charlyne Yi's search for the meaning of love. She asks people on the street, regular folks, her famous (and not) friends like Seth Rogen, Demetri Martin and even scientists or other 'experts' of love. Then she runs into Michael Cera at a party. As she travels across the country, she connects with Michael and they start dating.

The documentary parts are random at times. There is some fun, some profound, and some pedestrian. There are some childlike stop-motion animation segments. Charlyne Yi is adorably awkward. She's great alone or with Jake Johnson. Her chemistry with Michael Cera is a bit sparse. Of course, it's a fictional storyline and is itself awkward. This is definitely different. I did find the DVD extras to be hilarious. I'll keep that part out of the rating. Otherwise I would give this an 8.

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