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Hairbrained (2014)

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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.


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

Leading Cast

   Leo Searly
   Eli Pettifog

Supporting Cast

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

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Production and Technical Credits

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

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