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Lola Versus (2012)

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Dumped by her boyfriend just three weeks before their wedding, Lola enlists her close friends for a series of adventures she hopes will help her come to terms with approaching 30 as a single woman.



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Henry's Band (as Kena Anae)


Lola (Greta Gerwig) is 29 years-old and is happily engaged to her perfect man, Luke (Joel Kinnaman). But just three weeks before her big day, Luke calls it off, and Lola is forced to re-group as she cancels the wedding. While struggling to find happiness through sexual flings with her best friend, first dates with strangers, and attempts at re-connecting with her ex-fiancé, Lola realizes she's going to have to find herself first before she can find love and happiness. Written by napierslogs

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Lola vs. Sex, Love, Lola, The World.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »




Release Date:

8 June 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lola  »

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$31,815 (USA) (8 June 2012)


$251,913 (USA) (6 July 2012)

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Did You Know?


The film's title is a nod to Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, the eighth studio album by British rock band The Kinks, recorded and released in 1970. See more »


Lola: Everyone always says, "to love someone else, you have to learn how to love yourself". I don't know, after this year I don't think that's true. I think to love yourself, you have to learn how to love other people.
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Go Away
Performed by Seapony
Written by Danny Rowland
Courtesy of Hardly Art
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I don't understand why this film was made.
5 December 2012 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I can't complain about the camera work or the acting. While I didn't particularly enjoy them, nothing really struck me as bad in those departments.

The characters premise seemed to be one of emotional immaturity (whether prevalent or circumstantial), and with that in mind at least all behaved in understandable manners.

The problem is: I don't quite get why this was made into a movie. It was a pain to watch all the self-destructive behavior (most of it on the main characters side). It's a film about the usual average drama that happens in real life and no mitigating qualities to it. I tried to come up with reasons why anyone would want to see this movie, I could not come up with a reason.

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