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An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.

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An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voiceover star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation. Written by Anonymous

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Speak up and let your voice be heard.

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Rated R for language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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13 September 2013 (UK)  »

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A Voz de uma Geração  »

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$70,541 (USA) (9 August 2013)

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$2,962,542 (USA) (29 November 2013)
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Trivia

This is the second film in which Cameron Diaz has appeared that deals with movie trailers. In "The Holiday" (2006), her character runs a company that produces movie trailers. In this film, she has an uncredited role in the movie trailer for the film-within-the-film. See more »

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When Carol is sitting at the table eating peanut butter, the position of the label on the jar of chocolate peanut butter keeps changing. See more »

Quotes

Stacy: I've been interviewing for about ten months.
Carol: And why do you think that is?
Stacy: Because I sound like a sexy baby.
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During the opening credits, clips of TV commercials for the GEICO insurance company with Don Lafontaine on-camera are featured. See more »

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References Ghost (1990) See more »

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One of the best movies I've seen in 2012-13
14 February 2013 | by (Oakland, CA) – See all my reviews

A friend invited me to a Sundance USA event in San Francisco, where they take 10 films from the festival and show them in different cities around the US. I had no idea what the movie was even about, and obviously no expectations.

I was completely blown away. 'In a World' was one of the funniest, cleverly-written and flawlessly edited movies I've seen this year (2012-present). From Demetri Martin, Rob Cordry and Lake Bell herself, the acting was fantastic. I had seen Lake Bell in 'How to Make it in America' and thought she was great, but I had no idea how unbelievably talented she is (i.e. playing an accent- obsessed speech coach/aspiring voice-over actress who does probably 10+ flawless accents throughout the movie...a movie she wrote and directed as well. No big deal).

I'm not sure if this movie is getting distributed to a wider audience, but I'm grateful my friend convinced me to go. If you have a chance to catch this, it's a must-see.


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