Young Adult Poster

Release Date: December 9th, 2011

DVD Release Date: March 13th, 2012

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) is a successful writer of teen literature who returns to her hometown with a dual mission: to relive her glory days and steal away her now-married high-school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson). However, her mission does not go exactly to plan, and she finds her homecoming more problematic than she expected. Instead, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate (Patton Oswalt), who has also found it difficult to move past high school.

Cast: Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Jill Eikenberry, Mary Beth Hurt, Collette Wolfe, Richard Bekins

Director: Jason Reitman

Genres: Romantic comedy, Comedy drama

Production Co: Mr. Mudd

Distributors: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Love triangle, Offbeat, Hotel, House, Wife, 2010s, Growing up, Dark, Small town

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy