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Lola Versus (2012)

R | | Comedy | 8 June 2012 (USA)
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Dumped by her boyfriend just three weeks before their wedding, Lola enlists her close friends for a series of adventures she hopes will help her come to terms with approaching 30 as a single woman.

Director:

Daryl Wein

Writers:

Zoe Lister-Jones (as Zoe Lister Jones), Daryl Wein
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Greta Gerwig ... Lola
Joel Kinnaman ... Luke
Zoe Lister-Jones ... Alice
Hamish Linklater ... Henry
Bill Pullman ... Lenny
Debra Winger ... Robin
Maria Dizzia ... Woman Subletter
Jonathan Sale ... Fantasy Bar Guy
Ebon Moss-Bachrach ... Nick (as Ebon Moss Bachrach)
Adriane Lenox ... Professor
Ray Iannicelli ... Man at Restaurant
Kathryn Kates ... Woman at Restaurant
Jay Pharoah ... Randy
Cheyenne Jackson ... Roger
Kena Onyenjekwe Kena Onyenjekwe ... Henry's Band (as Kena Anae)
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Storyline

Dumped by her boyfriend just three weeks before their wedding, Lola enlists her close friends for a series of adventures she hopes will help her come to terms with approaching 30 as a single woman.

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Taglines:

Lola vs. Sex, Love, Lola, The World.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La Vie de Lola See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,815, 10 June 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$251,913, 8 July 2012
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film's title is a nod to Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, the eighth studio album by British rock band The Kinks, recorded and released in 1970. See more »

Quotes

Lola: Everyone always says, "to love someone else, you have to learn, how to love yourself". But I don't know, after this year, I don't think that's true. I think to love yourself, you have to learn how to love other people.
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Connections

References Chelsea Lately (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Alley Cat
Performed by The Ettes
Written by Jeremy Cohen, Lindsay Hames and Maria Silver
By arrangement with The Royalty Network, Inc.
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I don't understand why this film was made.
5 December 2012 | by daniel_buehlerSee all my reviews

I can't complain about the camera work or the acting. While I didn't particularly enjoy them, nothing really struck me as bad in those departments.

The characters premise seemed to be one of emotional immaturity (whether prevalent or circumstantial), and with that in mind at least all behaved in understandable manners.

The problem is: I don't quite get why this was made into a movie. It was a pain to watch all the self-destructive behavior (most of it on the main characters side). It's a film about the usual average drama that happens in real life and no mitigating qualities to it. I tried to come up with reasons why anyone would want to see this movie, I could not come up with a reason.


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