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Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 4 Ratings

Summary: James Sveck is a lonely young adult in the summer before he goes off to college at Brown University. Apart from hanging with his grandmother James prefers solitude. The story is told in the first person narration which helps give an intimate inside view of James as he works through his life at the therapy sessions which his parents insist he goes to. We learn about James's past and present through the stories he tells and his recounting of previous therapy sessions.
Runtime: 95 min
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Production: Rai Cinema
Countries: USA, Italy
Language: English
Director Credit
Roberto Faenza Director
Writer Credit
Dahlia Heyman Writer
Peter Cameron Writer
Roberto Faenza Writer
Cast Credit
Aubrey Plaza Real Estate Agent
Christine Nelson Student
Christopher Mann Guard
Deborah Ann Woll Gillian Sveck
Dieter Riesle Man Visitor
Dree Hemingway Cast
Ellen Burstyn Nanette
John Mancini Army General
Jonny Weston Thom
Lucy Liu Life Coach
Marcia Gay Harden Marjorie Dunfour
Peter Gallagher Paul Sveck
Peter Y. Kim Funeral Waiter
Rainer Judd German Art Buyer
Rekha Luther Olivia
Siobhan Fallon Mrs. Beemer
Stephen Lang Barry Rogers
Toby Regbo James Sveck
Producer Credit
Adriano Wajskol Associate Producer
Allen Bain Producer
Avy Kaufman Executive Producer
Brittany Dankner Assistant Producer
Christian Plume Assistant Producer
Dahlia Heyman Executive Producer
David Morris Kelly Production Executive
Elda Ferri Producer
Heidi Keller Assistant Producer
Jackie Schwartz Assistant Producer
Jesse Scolaro Co-Producer
Jessica Weinerman Assistant Producer
Milena Canonero Executive Producer
Ron Stein Producer
Rose Ganguzza Executive Producer
Sean Garrett Fogel Line Producer
Simona Belletini Executive Producer: Jean Vigo Italia Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: