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Away We Go USA, United Kingdom 2009 | 98 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes, born in 1965, director, writer. His films include“American Beauty” (1999), “Road to Perdition” (2002), “Jarhead” (2005) and “Revolutionary Road” (2008).

rated for 0 + years
Burt (John Krasinski) and Verona (Maya Rudolph) are in their early 30s and await the birth of their first child. Then Burt’s parents announce that they will move to Belgium rather than be there for their grandchild in the US. The couple is shattered: is this what real grandparents would do? What is the significance of family, anyway? They decide to travel, visiting friends and relatives to find out where they settle down. A warm, funny, bizarre and tragic film about basic human needs.
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Original title: Away We Go
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
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Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Sam Mendes
Screenplay: Dave Eggers, Vendela Vida
Cast: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Producer: Edward Saxon, Marc Turtletaub
Director of Photography: Ellen Kuras, ASC
Music: Alexi Murdoch
Production Design: Jess Gonchor
Editor: Sarah Flack, A.C.E
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Format: 35 mm
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German Distributor: TOBIS Film GmbH
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Production: Focus Features
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