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After being rejected from Harvard University, 14-year old genius and outcast Eli Pettifog finds himself at Whittman College, an Ivy League wannabe. Eli meets 41- year-old freshman Leo Searly, a gambler whose world has imploded and has dropped out of life to enroll in college. The odd duo becomes unlikely friends in this comedic, coming of age film.


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24% - Rotten
27% - Spilled

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 28th, 2014 (Limited) by Vertical Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, nudity, teen smoking and drinking, and drug references.
(Rating bulletin 2303, 12/24/2013)
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: Coming of Age, Genius, College, Gambling, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Voiceover/Narration, Child Prodigy
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Sarah Bird
Production Countries: United States


   Leo Searly
   Eli Pettifog
Parker Posey    Sheila Pettifog
Julia Garner    Shauna
Fred Melamed    Bennie
Austin Pendleton    Dapper Man
Robin De Jesus    Romeo
Greta Lee    Gertrude
Teddy Bergman    Alan
Michael Oberholtzer    Laird
Elisabeth Hower    Eve

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Adam Wierzbianski
Story Creator    Sarah Bird
Story Creator    Billy Kent
Story Creator    Adam Wierzbianski
Producer    Avram Ludwig
Producer    Sarah Bird
Producer    Billy Kent
Executive Producer    Stephanie Ingrassia
Executive Producer    Tim Ingrassia
Executive Producer    Stacy Blain
Executive Producer    Jason Mraz
Associate Producer    Jim Walden
Cinematographer    Charlie Libin
Editor    Paul Bertino
Composer    Andy Newton
Composer    Taylor Newton
Music Supervisor    Tom Villano
Production Designer    Chris Trujillo
Costume Designer    Elisabeth Vastola

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