- Original title
- Running time
- 111 min.
- United States
Daniel Clowes, Terry Zwigoff
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.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Adapted Screenplay
: 2 Nominations for Golden Globes: Actress (Thora Birch), Supporting Actor
2001: Deauville: Jury Prize, Award Best Actress (Thora Birch)
: National Board of Review: Special Recognition
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actor (Steve Buscemi). 3 Nominations
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Screenplay
: 2 Awards in el Festival Toronto: Best Actress (Thora Birch), Supporting Actress
2001: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Steve Buscemi). 3 Nom.
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Supp. Actor (Buscemi) & Best First Screenplay. 3 Nominations
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nom. Best Int. Ind. Film – English Lan.
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