Plot & Details
Longtime film editor Jon Poll (Meet the Fockers and Austin Powers in Goldmember) makes his directorial debut with this coming-of-age comedy about a wealthy public school system newcomer (Anton Yelchin) who wins over his skeptical classmates by serving as a surrogate psychiatrist to the troubled student body. Robert Downey Jr., Hope Davis, and Kat Dennings co-star.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Comedy
- Run Time: 97min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 02/22/2008
- DVD Release Date: 06/24/2008
- Distributor(s): MGM
- Director(s): Jon Poll
- Starring: Anton Yelchin , Robert Downey, Jr. , Hope Davis , Kat Dennings , Tyler Hilton
- Themes: Mothers and Sons,Dysfunctional Families,Therapy,High School Life,Misfits and Outsiders
- Tone: Bittersweet,Witty,Quirky,Whimsical
- Keywords: bully,drugs,psychiatrist,school-principal,wealth
- Country of Origin: USA (02-22-2008)
- Language: English