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Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity and language.
Released on:
September 26, 2008 (limited)

Production Companies:
ATO Pictures, Contrafilm, Aramid Entertainment Fund
Fox Searchlight

Status: Released

Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly Macdonald, Brad William Henke, Clark Gregg, Joel Grey, Matt Gerald

Director: Clark Gregg

Screenwriter: Clark Gregg
Script: Novel Adaptation

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
About the film:
Self-loathing sex addict Victor Mancini pretends to choke in restaurants in order to get the attention and affection he desperately seeks. His "saviors" often feel responsible for him afterwards and even send him money, which helps him pay for the constant care his damaged, schizophrenic mother, Ida, needs. While he works at Colonial Dunsboro and struggles to make ends meet, Victor is surprised to find himself falling in love with one of Ida's doctors, Paige, the first woman he'd rather like than sleep with.
Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity and language.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $1.32 mil. (435 theaters) | Domestic Total: $2.93 mil.
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