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FULL SYNOPSIS

A pessimistic pothead struggles with his own cynicism after his Senegalese roommate is stricken ill and an insensitive municipal employee inadvertently exacerbates an already desperate situation. Ben Singer ([[Performer~P8627~Matthew Broderick~matthewbroderick]]) wanted to be a children's folk singer; instead he's become a career proofreader and the world's worst weekend dad. But while Ben's life may be a mess, at least his regular chess games with his roommate, Ibou, offer some amount of intellectual release. That all changes when Ibou falls mysteriously ill, and his malady is compounded by the indifference of a rude municipal employee. Convinced that his negative world view has finally been confirmed, Ben channels all of his energy into a frivolous lawsuit against the city before discovering that his misanthropy may be a simple matter of perspective. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:January 8, 2010

Cast

Matthew Broderick
as Ben Singer
Sanaa Lathan
as Khadi
Michael Kenneth Williams
as Ibou
Philip Baker Hall
as The Man
Ally Walker
as Eliza
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
as Cyril
Jodelle Ferland
as Sandra
Paul Taylor
as Doug
James Burton
as McRory
Dan Zanes
as Sweeny
John Hambrick
as Judge Bissel
Drew Waters
as City Lawyer 1
William Ragsdale
as Bufford
Michael Showers
as Lawyer on TV

Crew

Joshua Goldin
Director
Miranda Bailey
Producer
Matthew Leutwyler
Producer
Glenn Williamson
Producer
Joshua Goldin
Screenwriter
Daniel Shulman
Cinematographer
Craig Richey
Composer (Music Score)
Dan Zanes
Songwriter
Jeff W. Canavan
Editor
Kristin Bicksler
Production Designer
Julie Sandor
Co-producer
Joanna Colbert
Associate Producer
Liz Staub
Costume Designer
Richard Mento
Casting
Troy Breeding
Department Head Makeup
Maureen Norton
Post Production Supervisor
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