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Oscar-nominated filmmaker Whit Stillman (Whit Stillman) returns to the director's chair for the first time in 13 years with this comedy set at an East Coast university and centering on the trials of four female undergrads who seek to make life better for the entire student body. Violet Wister (Greta Gerwig) is a natural-born leader. Together with the help of her conscientious friend Rose (Megalyn Echikunwoke) and their gorgeous pal Heather (Carrie MacLemore), Violet uses aroma and musical therapy to help her possibly suicidal classmates. When newly arrived transfer student Lily (Analeigh Tipton) seeks admission into their social circle, she's welcomed with open arms. While Lily appreciates having a group to be a part of, she soon realizes that Violet may not be a flawless friend. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:April 6, 2012

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Detroit Film Critics Society Greta Gerwig Best Actress 2012 Nominee

Cast

Greta Gerwig
as Violet
Megalyn Echikunwoke
as Rose
Analeigh Tipton
as Lily
Adam Brody
as Fred Packenstacker/Charlie Walker
Billy Magnussen
as Thor
Jermaine Crawford
as Jimbo
Alia Shawkat
as Mad Madge
Taylor Nichols
as Professor Black
Aubrey Plaza
as Depressed Debbie
Zach Woods
as Rick DeWolfe
Carolyn Farina
as At the Dinner: Carolina Antonucci
George Atkinson
as Sincere Highway Worker
Doug Yasuda
as Professor Ryan
Jared Burke
as "Cary" (Jumper)
Colleen Dengel
as Seminar Cynthia

Crew

Whit Stillman
Director
Whit Stillman
Producer
Liz Glotzer
Producer
Martin Shafer
Producer
Whit Stillman
Screenwriter
Mark Suozzo
Composer (Music Score)
Adam Schlesinger
Composer (Music Score)
Andrew Hafitz
Editor
Elizabeth J. Jones
Production Designer
Paul Schnee
Casting
Kerry Barden
Casting
Anya Colloff
Casting
Amy McIntyre-Britt
Casting
Alicia van Couvering
Consulting Producer
Chris Menges
Location Manager
Cecilia Kate Roque
Consulting Producer
Tom Paul
Re-Recording Mixer
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