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The Art of Getting By

The Art of Getting By
  • 2011
  • US
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Gavin Wiesen
  • Written by: Gavin Wiesen
  • Cast: Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts, Michael Angarano, Elizabeth Reaser, Sam Robards, Rita Wilson, Blair Underwood

Wry and melancholic New York-set teen comedy in which the school loner (Brit Highmore, who's really done his homework on the accent) lands school totty Sally (Roberts) as his girlfriend, only to have to fight to win her back when things deteriorate.

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The Art of Getting By

22 Aug 20113 stars

(12A) 83min ‘110 billion humans have walked the planet since the dawn of time, and none of them have made it.’ So begins schoolboy George Zinavoy’s narration in this melancholic teen comedy with heavy echoes of Cameron Crowe’s Say Anything. George…

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