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FULL SYNOPSIS

Upon returning to her small Minnesota hometown to win back her high school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson), now a happily-married father, divorced young adult fiction author Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) forges an unexpected bond with another former schoolmate (Patton Oswalt) who's had a particularly difficult life. Patton Oswalt collaborators Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody re-team for this Paramount Pictures production. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:December 9, 2011

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Charlize Theron Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy 2011 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Charlize Theron Best Actress 2011 Nominee
Detroit Film Critics Society Charlize Theron Best Actress 2011 Nominee
L.A. Film Critics Association Patton Oswalt Best Supporting Actor (Runner-up) 2011 Winner
Broadcast Film Critics Association Patton Oswalt Best Supporting Actor 2011 Nominee
Detroit Film Critics Society Patton Oswalt Best Supporting Actor 2011 Nominee
National Society of Film Critics Patton Oswalt Best Supporting Actor 2011 Nominee
Writers Guild of America Diablo Cody Best Original Screenplay 2011 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Diablo Cody Best Original Screenplay 2011 Nominee

Cast

Charlize Theron
as Mavis Gary
Patton Oswalt
as Matt Freehauf
Patrick Wilson
as Buddy Slade
Elizabeth Reaser
as Beth Slade
Collette Wolfe
as Sandra Freehauf
Jill Eikenberry
as Hedda Gary
Richard Bekins
as David Gary
Mary Beth Hurt
as Jan
Kate Nowlin
as Mary Ellen Trantowski
Louisa Krause
as Front Desk Girl
Hettienne Park
as Vicki
Brady Smith
as Date Man
Aleisha Allen
as Girl
Orlagh Cassidy
as Party Guest
Charles Techman
as Parking Attendant
Emily Meade
as Denny's Waitress

Crew

Jason Reitman
Director
Jason Reitman
Producer
Lianne Halfon
Producer
Mason Novick
Producer
Diablo Cody
Producer
Russell Smith
Producer
Diablo Cody
Screenwriter
Eric Steelberg
Cinematographer
Rolfe Kent
Composer (Music Score)
Linda Cohen
Musical Direction/Supervision
Kevin Thompson
Production Designer
Michael Ahern
Art Director
Kelli Konop
Co-producer
Mary Lee
Co-producer
Beth Kono
Co-producer
Jason Blumenfeld
Associate Producer
John Malkovich
Executive Producer
Helen Estabrook
Executive Producer
Nathan Kahane
Executive Producer
Steven Rales
Executive Producer
Carrie Stewart
Set Decorator
Jason Blumenfeld
First Assistant Director
Ken Ishii
Sound Mixer
Jessica Kelly
Casting
Scott Sanders
Supervising Sound Editor
Drew Jiritano
Special Effects Coordinator
Peter Bucossi
Stunts Coordinator
Nuria Sitja
Department Head Makeup
Jacob Ribicoff
Sound Effects Editor
Brian Bell
Line Producer
Brian Bell
Unit Production Manager
Warren Shaw
Supervising Sound Editor
Mandy Lyons
Department Head Hair
John Bair
Visual Effects Supervisor
John Silvestri
Second Assistant Director
Mary Aaron
Key Make-up
Sandy Hamilton
Properties Master
Ronnie Kupferwasser
Location Manager
Jen Crammer
Production Coordinator
Perry Robertson
Supervising Sound Editor
Andrew Weisblum
Additional Editing
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