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FULL SYNOPSIS

A young author creates a character based on his dream girl, and gets the surprise of his life when she turns out to be real. Celebrated novelist Calvin (Paul Dano) used to be the darling of the literary scene; now he's wondering if he'll ever actually write another book. His inspiration at an all-time low, Calvin creates Ruby (screenwriter/co-star Zoe Kazan) and the ideas start flowing. A week later, when Ruby shows up in Calvin's apartment completely smitten, the lonely writer begins to fear he's losing his mind. Elliott Gould, Chris Messina, and Annette Bening also star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:July 25, 2012

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Detroit Film Critics Society Zoe Kazan Breakthrough Artist 2012 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Zoe Kazan Best Screenplay 2012 Nominee

Cast

Paul Dano
as Calvin Weir-Fields
Zoe Kazan
as Ruby Sparks
Elliott Gould
as Dr. Rosenthal
Chris Messina
as Harry
Annette Bening
as Gertrude
Antonio Banderas
as Mort
Steve Coogan
as Langdon Tharp
Alia Shawkat
as Mabel
Aasif Mandvi
as Cyrus Modi
Toni Trucks
as Susie
Wallace Langham
as Warren
Michael Silverblatt
as Michael Silverblatt
Mary Jo Deschanel
as Female Professor
Kai Lennox
as Sort of Weird Guy
China Shavers
as Party Goer 1 - Book Release
Michael Berry
as Silverlake Passerby
Claudia Bestor
as Lecture Curator

Crew

Jonathan Dayton
Director
Valerie Faris
Director
Ron Yerxa
Producer
Albert Berger
Producer
Zoe Kazan
Screenwriter
Matthew J. Libatique
Cinematographer
Nick Urata
Composer (Music Score)
Pamela Martin
Editor
John O'Grady
Associate Producer
Paul Dano
Executive Producer
Zoe Kazan
Executive Producer
Robert Graf
Executive Producer
Matthew Flood Ferguson
Set Decorator
Nancy Steiner
Costume Designer
Thomas Patrick Smith
First Assistant Director
Justine Baddeley
Casting
Kimberly Davis-Wagner
Casting
Edward Tise
Sound Mixer
Byron Wilson
Supervising Sound Editor
David Brace
Leadman
Robert Graf
Unit Production Manager
Lyn Matsuda Norton
Script Supervisor
Aaron Glascock
Re-Recording Mixer
Aaron Glascock
Supervising Sound Editor
Petr Zeman
Set Dresser
Bart Lipton
Production Supervisor
Skip Lievsay
Re-Recording Mixer
Terel Gibson
First Assistant Editor
Torsten Witte
Department Head Makeup
Ursula Glaviano
Set Dresser
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