Plot & Details
Academy Award winner Charlize Theron plays Mavis Gary, a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson). When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate (Patton Oswalt) who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Comedy
- Run Time: 94min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 12/09/2011
- DVD Release Date: 03/13/2012
- Distributor(s): Paramount Pictures, Mandate Pictures
- Director(s): Jason Reitman
- Starring: Charlize Theron , Patton Oswalt , Patrick Wilson , Elizabeth Reaser , Collette Wolfe
- Themes: Coming Home,Unrequited Love,Creative Block,Existential Crisis
- Tone: Irreverent,Quirky,Talky,Witty
- Keywords: classmate,hometown,sweetheart,writer
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (12-09-2011),USA - Expanding (12-16-2011)
- Language: English