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R| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Lily (Loren Horsley), a socially awkward fast-food waitress, meets Jarrod (Jemaine Clement), an equally oddball video-game clerk, at a costume party. She flips over him, even though he is not exactly the nicest guy around, and the pair begin a strange relationship. Gearing up for his ultimate revenge against a high-school bully, Jarrod dumps Lily, but she digs her heels in and refuses to give up the fight.

Cast: Loren Horsley , Jemaine Clement , Brian Sergent , Rachel House , Craig Hall , Joel Tobeck ,

Director: Taika Cohen

Genres: Dark comedy, Romantic comedy

Distributor: Miramax Films

Eagle vs. Shark (2007)

Release Date: June 15th, 2007|1 hr. 34 min.

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  • 75
    USA Today

    Unlike so many big-studio films that pass off models in horn-rimmed glasses as nerds, this little New Zealand gem embraces the inner geek and, just as effectively, celebrates misfit love. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    This debut feature, occasionally arch but consistently affecting, shares the deadpan esthetic of "Napoleon Dynamite" and "Ghost World." show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A Kiwi nerd love story and loopy portrait of Down Under underachievers, Eagle vs. Shark offers a deadpan take on family, friendship, obsession and self-delusion. show more

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