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Jane Wants a Boyfriend (2015)

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A young woman with Asperger's tries to find her first boyfriend with a little help from her older sister.

Director:

William Sullivan

Writer:

Jarret Kerr (as Jarret F. Kerr)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Louisa Krause ... Jane
Gabriel Ebert ... Jack
Eliza Dushku ... Bianca
Polly Draper ... Mom
Gregg Edelman ... Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lindsay Arber Lindsay Arber ... Peaseblossom
Sal Ardisi ... Audience Member (as Salvatore Ardisi)
Amir Arison ... Rob
Jon Bass ... Steve
Margaret Donlin ... Laughing Woman
Franco Gonzalez ... Jose
Gary Hilborn ... Gyp
Greg Keller Greg Keller ... Paul
Benj Mirman Benj Mirman ... Friend 1
Kristina Mueller ... Mustardseed
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Storyline

Inspired by real life events, the film explores a week in the life of Jane, a young costume designer working as an intern on an exciting theater piece. Despite dealing with the everyday challenges of being on the autism spectrum she takes action to enlists her sister Bianca to help her find her very first boyfriend. As Jane goes on some very eye-opening first dates, Bianca realizes that, at the end of the day, we all deserve to be loved. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Джейн хочет бойфренда See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Copperline Creative See more »
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Color
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Goofs

Rob says Jane has Asperger syndrome like Raymond Babbitt from Rain Man (1988). Raymond actually has Savant syndrome. See more »

Quotes

Jane: It's one of the wonders of the world you know. I just don't understand it. I understand that it may be interesting that humans built it, but a wonder! Awe-inspiring! I just don't get you neurotypicals and what you find awesome.
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References Rain Man (1988) See more »

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Wildcats
Written by Kevin Olken Henthorn
Performed by Stone Cold Fox
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One of the most amazing movies a watched in 2016
29 May 2016 | by sssachin26See all my reviews

This is one of those awe-inspiring movies you just can't get enough of! After watching Barefoot for a thousand times, this seems just perfect.

The writing is just one of the other fantastic things of this movie. And hats off to Louisa Krause for attaining such a high level of acting. It seems so natural you just can't believe it. Every bit of this movie feels real. The anger, the curiosity & her sister's protectiveness all were perfectly blended into the script.

This movie gives a new perspective to people who aren't aware of such situations. This movie made me understand more about everything around me.

I don't know if the people who watched it would appreciate it as much as I do but this movie deserves to be released in every theatre in the world. I was disappointed it didn't release here in India.


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