Obvious Child Poster

Release Date: June 6th, 2014

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 2014

R|1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary
An immature, newly unemployed comic (Jenny Slate) must navigate the murky waters of adulthood after her fling with a graduate student (Jake Lacy) results in an unplanned pregnancy.

Cast: Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffman, Gabe Liedman, Polly Draper, Richard Kind, David Cross, Paul Briganti

Director: Gillian Robespierre

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Rooks Nest Entertainment, Sundial Pictures

Distributors: A24

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The only agenda of this scruffy and urbane comedy, about a young comic contemplating abortion, is to be true and funny. show more

  • Raunchy humor laced with gradually revealed vulnerability makes for a winning combination in Obvious Child, a wildly funny and appealing female-centric comedy that launches very promising talent on both sides of the camera. show more

  • Yet the heart of the film lies in what it manages to say, without boldface or italics, about how hard it is for Donna, like so many of her anxious cohort, to make genuine connections, to break free of narcissistic constraints and become a stand-up grown-up. show more

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