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Young Adult

Young Adult
  • 2011
  • US
  • 94 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jason Reitman
  • Written by: Diablo Cody
  • Cast: Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt
  • UK release: 3 February 2012

Recently divorced writer Mavis (Theron) returns to her tiny hometown to win back former sweetheart Buddy (Wilson), except he's a happily married father. A standard rom-com setup becomes something much less reassuring: Theron gives a perfectly judged performance as the conceited, searingly tactless Mavis, and Cody's crackling dialogue confirms Reitman's instinct for original storytelling.

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Young Adult

2 Feb 20124 stars

A fiercely dark comedy from Juno writer-director team Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman

(15) 94min This reteaming of Juno director (Jason Reitman) and writer (Diablo Cody) is a fiercely dark character comedy that once again demonstrates the pair’s refusal to be limited by genre conventions, no matter how sacred. The set-up is…

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