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Qwerty (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 12 April 2012 (USA)
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This entertaining and heartwarming romantic comedy follows introverted 'word-nerd' Zoe, whose life is turned upside down when she meets her emotional match in irascible weirdo Marty. Before... See full summary »

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Bill Sebastian

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Juliet McDaniel
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dana Pupkin Dana Pupkin ... Zoe
Eric Hailey Eric Hailey ... Marty
Bill Redding ... Lewis
Joel Wiersema ... Dirk
Claire Tuft Claire Tuft ... Katie
Katherine Banks ... Holly
Eliza Toser Eliza Toser ... Amber
Jake Jarvi ... Jake
Mike McNamara ... Ken
Jeff Garretson ... Jonathan
Kate Froehlich ... Lizzie
Dan Flannery ... Bob
Diana Simonzadeh ... Virginia
Sandy Gulliver ... Nancy
Sean Patrick Leonard ... Security Guard
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This entertaining and heartwarming romantic comedy follows introverted 'word-nerd' Zoe, whose life is turned upside down when she meets her emotional match in irascible weirdo Marty. Before the adorable pair can live happily ever after, Zoe must gain the courage to enter the National Scrabble Championship and compete to become only the second woman in history to win the grand prize. Written by Anonymous

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Not Rated

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$50,000 (estimated)
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A test scene for QWERTY, made in the Spring of 2009, was selected for inclusion on Paste Magazine's DVD Sampler, available to tens of thousands of people. See more »

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Zoe: My grandma once told me that my grandpa used to stalk her, but back then it was called courtship.
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Thoughts of suicide, love, and Scrabble
12 April 2014 | by cekadahSee all my reviews

Qwerty is cute, uplifting, depressing, inspiring, aggravating, and ultimately happy.

The inhibited and unsure Zoe meets borderline suicidal and angry Marty. Marty & Zoe discover their lives and likes are very alike and a romance develops. This love gives Zoe the courage to join a scrabble team and participate in competitive games. Marty on the other hand perceives this as an intrusion into their love/friendship and fears he will lose Zoe.

Dana Pupkin and Eric Hailey create the perfect couple and bring their roles to life. You will cheer for Marty when he stands up for Zoe - but when he feels alienated by the Scrabble games I thought this turn in their relationship was too fast. He supported her all along then suddenly feels left out. I had a problem with this element of the story. That's the reason for 9 stars.


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