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Please Stand By (2017)

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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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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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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

The name tags of Wendy's "Geeksquad" friends at the mall use the same font as the opening titles of Star Trek (1966). 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 Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Take Me As I Am
Written by Annie Hart, Erika Spring Forster (as Erika Forster) and Heather D'Angelo
Performed by Au Revoir Simone
Courtesy of Our Secret Road Label
By arrangement with Lip Sync Music and Bank Robber Music
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classic autistic drama
28 January 2018 | by bond_3545See all my reviews

The movie seems good. It's a classic story where the main character is autistic and struggles through life. The character presentation has been done excellent. Cast fits the characters perfectly. Dakota Fanning does an excellent job portraying an autistic woman in a young age. A feel good movie to watch and enjoy in free time.


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