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Getting to Know You (1999)

A chance encounter alters a teenage girl's perception of herself and her outlook on life.

Director:

Lisanne Skyler

Writers:

Joyce Carol Oates (stories), Lisanne Skyler (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Heather Matarazzo ... Judith
Zach Braff ... Wesley
David Aaron Baker ... Dr. Clarke
Catherine Anne Hayes ... Large Woman
Craig Anthony Grant Craig Anthony Grant ... Ticket Clerk
Michael Weston ... Jimmy
Richard Bright ... Elderly Man
Celia Weston ... Bottle Lady
Bebe Neuwirth ... Trix
Mark Blum ... Darrell
Bo Hopkins ... Officer Caminetto
Tom Gilroy ... Jimmy's Father
Tristine Skyler ... Irene
Sonja Sohn ... Lynn
Richard Alliger Richard Alliger ... Blackjack Skeptic (as Rich T. Alliger)
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Storyline

Two teens tell stories about their lives while waiting at a bus stop. Judith and her brother have suffered a nomadic existence with their semi-professional ballroom dancing parents, who are now past their prime. Jimmy tells two tales. One about two women who meet up with a high-roller in Atlantic City. The second is about an infertile woman's marriage to a religious fanatic. The three stories are told in anthology style. Meanwhile, bus station denizens wander in and out. Chief among these are a bag lady and a fat cop. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

17 September 1999 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Getting to Know All About You See more »

Filming Locations:

New Jersey, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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The movie Dreamland, also directed by Lisanne Skyler, appears on a cinema marquee. See more »

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great film, a favorite.
9 July 2002 | by sinatra_skaSee all my reviews

this is now one of my favorite films of all time. the way everything played out was amazing. not to mention, the movie kept my interest the entire time. this was, without a doubt, heather matarozzo's best work.


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