"'This remarkable film, at once clear-eyed and emotional, personal yet unsparing, is a model of what independent films can achieve. Incisive, heartfelt and painfully funny.' Los Angeles Times. 'Beautfully written and heartfelt. A wonderfully perceptive character study.' Chicago Tribune."
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About the Author
was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He wrote and directed the films Kicking and Screaming
(1995) and Mr. Jealousy
(1997). He also co-wrote The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
(2004) and the upcoming The Fantastic Mr. Fox
from a novel by Roald Dahl with Wes Anderson. He is a contributor to The New Yorker
's "Shouts and Murmurs" department.