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Please Stand By (2017)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 26 January 2018 (USA)
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A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.

Director:

Ben Lewin

Writers:

Michael Golamco (screenplay by), Michael Golamco (based on the play by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dakota Fanning ... Wendy
Alice Eve ... Audrey
Toni Collette ... Scottie
Lexi Aaron Lexi Aaron ... Herself
Dominique Brown Dominique Brown ... Himself (as Dominique 'Big D' Brown)
Brittanie Sanders Brittanie Sanders ... Herself
Cindy Miyashiro Cindy Miyashiro ... Herself
Lara Lihiya ... Madeline
Dan Cordell Dan Cordell ... Richard
Tony Revolori ... Nemo
Blaster Blaster ... Pete the Pup
Michael Stahl-David ... Jack
Matt Corboy ... TV Preesenter
River Alexander ... Sam
Matty Cardarople ... Trivia Guy #1
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A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Klingon

Release Date:

26 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un nuevo camino See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Gross USA:

$9,868, 22 February 2018
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Trivia

Toni Collette and River Alexander are both in The Way Way Back. See more »

Goofs

Paramount Studios employs a security staff with a well-guarded entrance, making it nearly impossible for Wendy to have just been able to walk onto the studio lot. See more »

Quotes

Scottie: She's trying to get to L.A. and turn in a script for this competition.
Sam: Is it any good?
Scottie: What?
Sam: The script.
Scottie: O, I could only get a few pages in. I don't get it.
Sam: What don't you get?
Scottie: Okay, so, I know he's the hero of Star Wars, but who exactly is this Kirk person?
Sam: Please, crash this car right now because we both deserve to die!
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Hey Li Lee Li Lee (Hey Liley, Liley, Lo)
Written by Alan Lomax and Austin Gottlieb
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Very good story and a very good message...
31 January 2018 | by onurballiSee all my reviews

Some people always keep whining about everything. Dont listen to them and give this movie a chance. At the end you will get that autism is not an obsticle to make people's dreams come true...


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