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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Jonah Hill
John C. Reilly
Marisa Tomei
Catherine Keener
Directors
Jay Duplass
Mark Duplass
Screenwriters
Jay Duplass
Mark Duplass
Running Time
91 minutes

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Plot
John, a lonely divorcé (Reilly), falls in love with the beautiful Molly (Tomei), whom he meets on a rare night out, encouraged by his ex-wife and best friend, Jamie (Keener). Following Molly home one night, he meets the other man in her life: her 21 year-old son, Cyrus (Hill), who proceeds to interfere with their blossoming relationship.


Verdict
The Duplass brothers enter the mainstream with a touching, original and supremely funny film, whose improvisational style sets it apart from other comedies, and marks the emergence of two major new talents. Great performances, too.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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