• Dedication (2007)


Release Date: 2007

DVD Release Date: February 12th, 2008

R |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

When children's author Henry Roth (Billy Crudup) loses his longtime illustrator, his publisher sends him a new artist, Lucy (Mandy Moore). He is a tangle of neuroses and nastiness, and he does everything he can to alienate her, even though he must deliver his latest book in less than a month. Secretly Henry begins to fall in love with Lucy, and at the same time, her ex-boyfriend returns to try to win her back.

Cast: Billy Crudup, Mandy Moore, Dianne Wiest, Bob Balaban, Bobby Cannavale, Christine Taylor, Peter Bogdanovich, Amy Sedaris

Director: Justin Theroux

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Plum Pictures

Keywords: Relationships, 2000s, Transformation, Charming, Offbeat, New York City, Love, Rivalry, Love interest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    A pleasingly weird, dryly funny little indie. show more

  • 30
    Wall Street Journal

    Tiresome, pretentious. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Dedication works anyway, thanks to Theroux's jumping visuals and Crudup's jumpy performance. show more

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