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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World [Blu-ray/DVD] [Canadian]

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  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • People can often be frantic in their search for love, but imagine what an impending apocalypse would do to that quest. In this romantic comedy, people strive to connect with those around them as the end of the world approaches. Screenwriter Lorene Scafaria (NICK AND NORAH'S INFINITE PLAYLIST) makes her directorial debut with this smart film.
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  • Critic Reviews
    "Written and directed with blithe chutzpah and good instincts....Scafaria circumvents expectations at every turn..." -- Grade: B+
    Entertainment Weekly

    3 stars out of 4 -- "The best parts of this sweet film involve the middle stretches, when time, however limited, reaches ahead, and the characters do what they can to prevail in the face of calamity."
    Chicago Sun-Times

    4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]ere writer and director Lorene Scafaria uses our doom as simply the backdrop for a charmingly lo-fi love story....A surprisingly bold and assured first feature."
    Box Office

    3.5 stars out of 4 -- "It's the warmly intimate moments, the bittersweet wonder at the beauty of the world and the value of family and forgiveness that leave the deepest imprint."
    USA Today

    3 stars out of 5 -- "Carell fits the hangdog-hero mould perfectly....It's handled sensitively: you should expect to shed a few tears by the time the countdown hits zero..."
    Total Film

    "[T]heres real wisdom and honesty to the way this improvised friendship plays out, as both characters struggle to leave this mortal coil with some perspective and dignity." -- Grade: B-
    A.V. Club

    "[I]t's a high-concept romantic comedy with deceptively indie trappings. It wraps its intriguing premise in neatly offbeat comedy..."
    Sight and Sound

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  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run Time: 0:00
  • Released: 10/23/2012
  • UPC: 774212003271
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