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Young adult

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English, French or Spanish dialogue; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned, English audio description.


Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Jill Eikenberry, Mary Beth Hurt, Louisa Krause, Emily Meade.

Publication Information

Paramount Home Entertainment,

Physical Description

1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R; for language and some sexual content.


Mavis Gary is a 37-year-old former prom queen and current writer of young adult novels who returns home to relive her glory days and win back her now-married high school sweetheart. When she finds her homecoming more challenging than expected, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate--and both must face the harsh realities of growing up.


Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.

Special features: filmmakers' commentary ; The awful truth : deconstructing a scene ; deleted scenes.

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