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Me and You and Everyone We Know Details


A handful of disparate characters, both adults and children, find themselves navigating the tricky waters of intimacy in this award-winning independent comedy drama. Richard (John Hawkes) is a recent divorcé who is alternately exhilarated and terrified with his life and the world around him. While he believes great things are in store for him, he's also become so despondent about his wife's departure that he attempts to set his hand on fire. Richard meets Christine (Miranda July) at the shoe store where he works; Christine likes to paint a picture of herself as a stylish and confident video artist, but in truth she supports herself as a driver with a car service for the elderly, and she'd very much like to meet someone special. As Richard and Christine fumble their way into a relationship, Richard's two sons have issues of their own. Seven-year-old Robby (Brandon Ratcliff) has met someone in an Internet chat room who responds to his naïve and scatological perceptions of sex, while 14-year-old Peter (Miles Thompson) finds himself on the receiving end of unusual and unexpected attention from two girls in his class. Me and You and Everyone We Know was the first feature film written and directed by noted performance artist Miranda July; the picture won prizes in 2005 at the Cannes Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:August 19, 2005


Awarded by
Chicago Film Critics Association Miranda July Most Promising Performer 2005 Winner
Sundance Film Festival Miranda July Special Jury Prize for Originality of Vision 2005 Winner
Cannes Film Festival Miranda July Best First Film 2005 Winner
Chicago Film Critics Association Miranda July Most Promising Director 2005 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Miranda July Best First Feature 2005 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Miranda July Best First Screenplay 2005 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Gina Kwon Producers Award 2004 Winner


Miranda July
Gina Kwon
Miranda July
Chuy Chavez
Michael Andrews
Composer (Music Score)
Andrew Dickler
Aran Reo Mann
Production Designer
John Wyatt
Art Director
Peter Carlton
Executive Producer
Jonathan Sehring
Executive Producer
Holly Becker
Executive Producer
Iliana Nikolic
Executive Producer
Caroline Kaplan
Executive Producer
Bryan John Venegas
Set Designer
Christie Wittenborn
Costume Designer
Yehuda Maayan
Sound/Sound Designer
Amy Armstrong
First Assistant Director
Meg Morman
Meg Taylor
Re-Recording Mixer
Meg Taylor
Supervising Sound Editor