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In a World... (2013)

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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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Moe
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Gustav
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Sam
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Cher
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Heners
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Dani
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Katherine Huling
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Melinda Chisney
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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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Comedy

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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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The film was shot in 20 days. See more »

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Moe's headphones are backwards in one shot, but on correctly in the next. See more »

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Dani: I'm not going to have an argument about whether we're having a goddamn argument or not, right?
Moe: That's the only kind of argument I know how to have.
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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 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Get A Move On
Written by Lloyd Chiate, Paul Collins and Eddie Money (as Edward Mahoney)
Performed by Eddie Money
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Delightful look at being a woman in a Hollywood support business
22 October 2014 | by (North Dakota, USA) – See all my reviews

As I watched this story about the voice-over community, I remembered a saying about academia, "The competition and politics are so fierce because there is so little to fight over." For most of us, voice-overs are background noise, but they are a life for the people who do them. I love how well Lake Bell uses this disparity to tell the stories of several of the key players, their support systems, and their families. It's also laugh-out-loud funny because Bell and her talented cast have created interesting characters who can bring the comedy without being stereotypes. (Well, actually there are two stereotypes, but they are deliberate and Shakespearean, if one remembers who Shakespeare wrote his plays to amuse.) I recommend the movie not just because it creates an amusing glance into a different world, but also because it does have something serious to say about women in Hollywood. Kudos to a filmmaker who can teach a gentle lesson so pleasantly, with such fun and good humor.


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