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Ghost World

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Original title
Ghost World
Running time
111 min.
United States United States
Daniel Clowes, Terry Zwigoff
David Kitay
Affonso Beato
Granada Films, United Artists, Jersey Shore, Advanced Medien
Comedy | Teen/coming-of-age. Based on a Comic. Independent Film (US)
Movie Groups
Daniel Clowes Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
Enid and Rebecca are best friends having difficulties with the social attitudes of other people. After graduating high school, they decide to get a job and rent a house of their own. However, Enid needs to attend Arts summer school to graduate but her anti-social behavior makes her lose her job. Meanwhile, Enid and Rebecca play a prank on Seymour, a middle-aged collector of vinyl records that also has difficulties with relationships. Seymour and Enid eventually become friends. As time goes by, Enid reaches maturity and develops a different view of life.
2001: Nominated for Oscar: Best Adapted Screenplay
2001: 2 Nominations for Golden Globes: Actress (Thora Birch), Supporting Actor
2001: Deauville: Jury Prize, Award Best Actress (Thora Birch)
2001: National Board of Review: Special Recognition
2001: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actor (Steve Buscemi). 3 Nominations
2001: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Screenplay
2001: 2 Awards in el Festival Toronto: Best Actress (Thora Birch), Supporting Actress
2001: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Steve Buscemi). 3 Nom.
2001: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Supp. Actor (Buscemi) & Best First Screenplay. 3 Nominations
2001: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
2002: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nom. Best Int. Ind. Film – English Lan.
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