A Case of You (2013)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  13 February 2014 (Singapore)
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A young writer tries to impress a girl he meets online with an embellished profile, but he finds himself in a real mess when she falls for him and he has to keep up the act.



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A young writer tries to impress a girl he meets online with an embellished profile, but he finds himself in a real mess when she falls for him and he has to keep up the act.

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He'll be everything she likes but himself.


Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language, some sexual references and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 February 2014 (Singapore)  »

Also Known As:

A Case of You - Sekaisin sinusta  »

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Director Kat Coiro says before reading the script, she "was hooked" because it was named after her all-time favorite Joni Mitchell song, "A Case of You." Sadly, they didn't get the rights to use the song in this movie. See more »


Camera crew visible watching the scene on a monitor as the camera cranes back to reveal more dancers in the final ballroom scene. See more »


Sam: I don't even know... what do you see in me? Huh? And what's to say you won't just take off and leave whenever you want? That is kind of your philosophy, right? When life gives you something better, you just... you take off. Right?
Birdie: That's what you think? You think I'm just waiting around till something better comes along?
Sam: Well, I don't know. You tell me.
Birdie: That was the first time... I've ever told a guy that I love him. Do you know how shitty it was for me to get that response from you?
Sam: So, why ...
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Funny But Very Cliché at Times....

Where the romantic comedy A Case of You, starring Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood, succeeds is ultimately where it missteps. Directed Kat Coiro assembles a terrific cast including the underutilized Sam Rockwell and extremely memorable Peter Dinklage, however, the screenplay that is co-written by Long along with brother Christian and Keir O'Donnell doesn't have a true sense of identity. Tells the story of a young man who thinks he's met the girl of his dreams and attempts to court her by all interests and statuses from her Facebook page.

In an era where social media is prevalent and dating becomes the new norm via a tweet or a poke, the story rings true in many ways. However, the misguided title and evolution of events don't exactly scream fresh and unique. Coiro manages some very funny moments and gets some decent outcomes from some of the cast particularly Evan Rachel Wood and Peter Dinklage. In its short running time, the film doesn't exactly feel smooth and polished in the way a comedy needs to be.

With all the obvious flaws, A Case of You is still very entertaining and enjoyable. Sam Rockwell is memorable in his few moments on-screen along with Vince Vaughn and Brendan Fraser. Check it out when you can.

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