- Original title
- Running time
- 92 min.
- United States
Kaaren de Zilva,
Fox Searchlight Pictures / Mandate Pictures / Mr. Mudd
Comedy | Teen/coming-of-age. Comedy-Drama. Adoption. Independent Film (US)
- Synopsis / Plot
- Juno Macguff (Ellen Page) is 16 and according to the adults that surround her, she is too smart for her own good. And yes, she is certainly witty, cultured, sharp in her responses, sarcastic. That sarcasm is her own trench where to hide her fears and doubts. Her relationship with a classmate Bleeker (Michael Cera) has just borne fruit: she is pregnant. He has little, if any, interest in the matter. Juno is alone with her problem, but she has made up her mind: she is having the baby and giving it away in adoption. Her father and stepmother agree. Now they have to find suitable foster parents. Mark (Jason Bateman) and Vanessa (Jennifer Garner) are ideal. But Mark has too much in common with Juno, too many common interests and an understanding at first sight...
: Oscar: Best Original Screenplay. 4 Nominations
: 3 Nominations for Golden Globe, including Best Movie Comedy or Musical
: BAFTA Awards: Best Original Screenplay. Nominated for Best Actress (Page)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actress (Page) & Best Screenplay
: 2 National Board of Review Awards: Best Breakthrough Actress (Page), Orig. Screenplay. Top 10 - Movies of the Year
: Toronto Film Festival: Best Supporting Actress (Ellen Page)
: Rome Film Festival: Best Film
: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
: Gijón Film Festival: Official Selection
: 2 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Comedy Movie, Writer. 6 Nominations
2007: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Actress (Page), Screenplay and Promising Performer
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Film, Actress & First Screenplay. 4 Nominations
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Original Screenplay
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actress (Ellen Page)
: Sur Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
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