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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl USA 2014 | 105 min | OV | Colour | FF 2015

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

ALFONSO GOMEZ-REJON (*1972) became well-known through the TV series Glee and American Horror Story. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is his second feature film after the horror thriller The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014).

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In his last year at high school, Greg (Thomas Mann) tries to integrate anonymously and avoid deeper relationships. This is his strategy for survival in the social minefield of teenage life. Even his buddy Earl (RJ Cyler) with whom he makes short parodies of film classics; he refers to as a "colleague" rather than his best friend. When Greg's mother (Connie Britton) encourages him to spend more time with Rachel (Olivia Cooke), a classmate with a cancer diagnosis, Greg begins to understand how valuable friendships can be. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is a wonderfully witty, heart-warming film that won both the Grand Jury and Audience awards at this year's Sundance Festival.
Orig. Title: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Transatlantic
Tags:
Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Screenplay: Jesse Andrews
Cast: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke, Nick Offerman, Connie Britton, Molly Shannon
Producer: Jeremy Dawson,Steven Rales,Dan Fogelman
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Originalmusik: Brian Eno, Mit Musik von: Nico Muhly, Musikalische Leitung: Randall Poster
Director of Photography: Chung-Hoon Chung
Production Design: Gerald Sullivan
Editor: David Trachtenberg
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource:
German Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox of Germany
World Sales: Alexis Garcia, WME
Production: Rhode Island Ave.
Contact: Christophe Mercier, Fox Searchlight: christophe.mercier@fox.com

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