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Dedication

2007 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

ComedyDramaRomance

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  • Jini Score
    50%
  • Critics Score
    60%
  • Rating
    6.7/10
  • Box Office
    $ 0 Million
  • Jini Score
    50%
  • Critics Score
    60%
  • Rating
    6.7/10
  • Box Office
    $ 0 Million
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Henry Roth: obsessive-compulsive, somewhat misanthropic, a writer of children's books. His illustrator and only friend, Rudy, dies after a fabulously successful collaboration on Marty, the Beaver. Henry is under contract to produce another Marty book for Christmas sales. His publisher, Arthur Planck, assigns penniless, lovelorn illustrator Lucy Reilly to work with Henry. She's sought by her ex-boyfriend Jeremy, who dumped her two years ago but shows up apologetic, having dedicated his new book to her. She and Henry go to a house on the shore to work. Will love bloom amid the rocks, or is Henry a bump on Lucy's road to Jeremy? Rudy's voice, from the grave, gives Henry counsel. Written by Dedication is a 2007 American English-language Comedy Drama movie featuring Tom Wilkinson, Billy Crudup, Mandy Moore, Christine Taylor, Bob Balaban, Catherine Lloyd Burns and Antonio Parisi. Plum Pictures was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Justin Theroux and Celine Rattray. Dedication is written by David Bromberg and directed by Justin Theroux. The Weinstein Company acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Dedication was released on 10th October 2008 and takes a screen time of 95 minutes. The film made a box office gross of $0 million. Cinematography was done by Stephen Kazmierski and editing by Andy Keir. The music was composed by Ed Shearmur.

Dedication Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 3.2/5

64%

Positive Review Rating : 54%

54%
  • Gratingly hip, joyless, small budget Dedication is just another example of what New Yorker magazine recently identified as the slacker striver trope in todays romances. ( Read More )
  • Ny Daily News

    This might work if there were chemistry between the stars, but eccentric Crudup and girl next door Moore may be the worst casting match of the year. ( Read More )
  • Boston

    Whenever possible, David Brombergs screenplay settles for aggravating contrivances. ( Read More )
  • Tony Medley

    93 excruciating minutes. How does boring stuff like this get financing ( Read More )
  • An ordinary boy gets girl movie, and not a particularly interesting one. ( Read More )
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