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Dean (2016)

(Dean) (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2 June 2017 (USA)
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A comedy about loss, grief, and the redemptive power of love. Dean is a NY illustrator who falls hard for an LA woman while trying to prevent his father from selling the family home in the wake of his mother's death.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Noah
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Partygoer
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Bookstore Employee
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Phone Store Salesman (as Jon Benjamin)
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Trevor
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Naomi
Edward G. Betlow ...
Father of the Bride (as Edward Betlow)
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Groomsman
Leanne Cabrera ...
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Taulant Cara ...
All American boy
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June
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Selfie Girl
Carol Commissiong ...
Diva
Christian Dautresme ...
Peeing Man with Dog
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Logan
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A comedy about loss, grief, and the redemptive power of love. Dean is a NY illustrator who falls hard for an LA woman while trying to prevent his father from selling the family home in the wake of his mother's death.

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A Comedy About Tragedy

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some suggestive material | See all certifications »
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2 June 2017 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$60,366, 2 June 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$248,849, 23 June 2017
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Kevin Kline and Mary Steenburgen previously worked together in Life as a House (2001) and Last Vegas (2013). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Voicemail: [beeps] Next saved message.
Karen, Dean's Mother: Hey, Dean, it's Mom. I just wanted to tell your dad and I had the best time with you and Michelle last night. It was so fun visiting you guys in Brooklyn. Anyway, I'll talk to you soon and love you, bye.
[phone beeps]
Voicemail: Message saved.
[voicemail beeps once more]
Robert: Hi, it's your dad. I'm, er, hoping you're alive. If so, call me because I have some important news.
Voicemail: [phone beeps] Message erased.
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Crazy Credits

On the first half of the end credits, Dean's drawings were shown. See more »


Soundtracks

A Closer Walk
Produced and Arranged by Jay Weigel
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A visual treat but -
5 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

  • a rather thin story line.


For a first film by Demetri Martin he scores high marks from me! The film is a delight to see with plenty of well thought out cinematography. But the plot is a bit thin as we realize from the beginning Dean has issues with his father and expressing himself over the death of his mother. Somewhere in the story these these two problems will come out.

The sub-story of Dean the NYC native feeling very out of place in L.A. is told refreshingly well. We've seen this topic before but Martin succeeds in making it feel new and original.

"Dean" is a film not to be missed by cinema lovers!


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