The Art of Getting By

The toughest lesson is love


The Art of Getting By
A lonely and fatalistic teen has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having down a real day of work, He is befriended by a beautiful and complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit. With graduation day fast approaching, will she be able to turn him around and get him to do enough work to graduate, and will he be able to win her against the older competition?

84 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language).
Drama.
Do we really want to sleep together?
Do we really want to sleep together?

Credits

Cast
Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts, Sasha Spielberg, Marcus Carl Franklin, Ann Dowd, Maya Ri Sanchez, Blair Underwood
Director
Gavin Wiesen
ScreenplayGavin Wiesen
MusicAlec Puro
CinematographyBen Kutchins
EditingMollie Goldstein
Sound formatsDolby
Made in2011
Produced byGoldcrest Pictures, Gigi Productions, Mint Pictures, Island Sound Productions, Atlantic Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageOccasional, moderate
NudityNone
SexMild, occasional
ViolenceDomestic violence, moderate, infrequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseAlcohol and tobacco
CommentsNone
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
1
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
5
Smoking
4
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
5
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
1
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
5


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Hollywood Reporter quote iconA vapid coming of age story
5
Die Burger
Jeanne Calitz quote iconJog denker kort vuur, inspirasie
10
Cape Times
David Germain quote iconBlank, predictable teen romance
5
Box Office
Ray Geene quote iconHollow but likable
5
ScreenIt
T. Durgin quote iconThis is anything but a Sundance sensation, ladies and gentlemen.
4
Metacritic.com
28 critics
7
Rottentomatoes critics
103 critics
8
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconA sitcom-level twee mess that bakes in the typical manic pixie dream girl and boring, withdrawn boy hero.
3
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
9

What the People say

Internet
1267 Netizens quote iconAsking the question, ''What's the point?'' But then doesn't deliver much
12

Average .. 34%

7

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