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Description

2013, 100 minutes, color, U.S.A.

Content to remain in a permanent adolescence, 28-year-old Megan clings to her job as a sign flipper for her father’s accounting company as her high school friends get married and advance their careers. When her high school boyfriend proposes unexpectedly, Megan panics and forgoes attending a professional-development retreat to hide, at least temporarily, at the home of her new 16-year-old friend, Annika, and her attractive, single dad.

Lynn Shelton, whose unique directorial voice created such crowd pleasers as Your Sister's Sister and Humpday, crafts a warm and funny coming-of-age story about three people who find their lives intertwined in sudden, unexpected ways as they try to make their way in the imperfect reality of modern-day life.

Director: Lynn Shelton

Screenwriter: Andrea Seigel

Producers: Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Steve Golin, Rosalie Swedlin, Myles Nestel

Executive Producers: Paul Green, Jennifer Roth, Lisa Wilson, Shawn Simpson, Gordon Bijelonic, Craig Chapman

Co-producer: Lacey Leavitt

Cinematographer: Ben Kasulke

Production Designer: John Lavin

Composer: Benjamin Gibbard

Principal Cast: Keira Knightley Chloë Grace Moretz, Sam Rockwell, Ellie Kemper, Jeff Garlin, Mark Webber

About the Director

Lynn Shelton is best known as the writer/director of the acclaimed comedy Your Sister's Sister, which screened at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Her 2009 hit, Humpday, won a Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and the John Cassavetes Award at the Independent Spirit Awards. Shelton’s first feature, We Go Way Back, won the Grand Jury Prize at Slamdance in 2006, and her second, My Effortless Brilliance, earned the Independent Spirit Someone to Watch Award in 2009. Her fifth feature, Touchy Feely, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013 and was released by Magnolia Pictures.

Schedule

1/17/2014 6:30 pm
Eccles Theatre, Park City
1/18/2014 8:30 am
The MARC, Park City
1/18/2014 6:30 pm
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, SLC
1/19/2014 6:30 pm
Peery's Egyptian Theater, Ogden
1/25/2014 5:45 pm
Egyptian Theatre, Park City