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Juno
(DVD)

DIRECTED BY - Jason Reitman


The word "quirky" has become the quick and easy way to describe films such as LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE and LARS AND THE REAL GIRL that straddle the lines between indie and studio films and comedy and drama. While JUNO fits into that same category, this distinctive dramedy is in a class all its own. Ellen Page (X-MEN: THE LAST STAND) stars as Juno, a witty teenage girl whose boredom doesn't lead her to the mall. Instead, she makes a one-time trip into the arms of her best friend Paulie Bleeker (Michael Cera). When Juno discovers that she's pregnant, she's forced to grow up fast as she tries to find adoptive parents for her quickly growing child.

 

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Film Info

RUNTIME - 92 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 2007

LANGUAGE - English

ATTRIBUTES - Widescreen, Full-Frame

SPECIAL FEATURES (DVD Only) -

DVD Features:

Keep Case

Full Frame - 1.33

Widescreen - 1.85

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Director

Jason Reitman

Producer

Russell Smith

Producer

Lianne Halfon

Producer

John Malkovich

Producer

Mason Novak

Screenwriter

Diablo Cody

Music

Kimya Dawson

Star(s)

Jason Bateman

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Press

"[There's] room for the deeper emotional lives of all these characters to emerge. They do so beautifully, achingly, artfully."

- Susan Green, Box Office

"[The film] takes on surprising delicacy and emotional depth. The snappy one-liners are a brilliant distraction, Ms. Cody's way of clearing your throat for the lump you're likely to find there in the movie's last scenes."

- A. O. Scott, New York Times

 

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