Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine
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Sunday, January 07, 10:00 AM
Palm Canyon Theatre
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Little Miss Sunshine
USA, 2006, 101 Minute Running Time
Topics: Black Comedy, Coming of Age, Gay/Lesbian, Road Movie, Woman Director
Programs: John Schlesinger Award, Talking Pictures

The Little Miss Sunshine Pageant is the impetus for this dysfunctional family road trip in which seven-year-old Olive, is vying for the title. Her family—including a suicidal uncle, her failing motivational speaker father, her mother at her wit’s end, her silent angst-ridden brother and her grandfather—pack into a Volkswagen mini-bus for the trip to California for the pageant. Best Feature-World Cinema Audience Award at the 2006 Sydney Film Festival.

Critical Perspectives - David Ansen presents Little Miss Sunshine
Join Newsweek film critic David Ansen as he presents a screening of this year’s surprise sleeper hit, Little Miss Sunshine. Following the screening, Ansen will host an on-stage interview with the film’s directors, Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, the couple whose innovative work in commercials and music, film and television productions have earned them two Grammy Awards, nine MTV Music Video Awards and a Billboard music Director of the Year Award. Making their first foray into feature film directing, the couple struck a chord with both filmgoers and critics in America and abroad, garnering awards from the Deauville, San Sebastian and Stockholm Festivals in addition to an L.A. Film Critics Award, four Independent Spirit Award nominations and two Golden Globe nominations.

DIRECTOR: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Producer: Albert Berger, David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub, Ron Yerxa
Editor: Pamela Martin
Screenwriter: Michael Arndt
Cinematographer: Tim Suhrstedt
Music: Mychael Danna Devotchka
Principal Cast: Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Alan Arkin, Toni Collette, Steve Carell

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