Juno (Widescreen) (2007)

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Overview

The word "quirky" has become the quick and easy way to describe films such as LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE and LARS AND THE REAL GIRL that straddle the lines between indie and studio films and comedy and drama. While JUNO fits into that same category, this distinctive dramedy is in a class all its own. Ellen Page (X-MEN: THE LAST STAND) stars as Juno, a witty teenage girl whose boredom doesn't lead her to the mall. Instead, she makes a one-time trip into the arms of her best friend Paulie Bleeker (Michael Cera). When Juno discovers that she's pregnant, she's forced to grow up fast as she tries to find adoptive parents for her quickly growing child.

JUNO might have a lot of strengths--Page's award-worthy performance, a pitch-perfect soundtrack, excellent direction from Jason Reitman--but it's the screenwriting debut of writer Cody Diablo that makes this such a winning film. Famous for her blog and her book CANDY GIRL: A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF AN UNLIKELY STRIPPER, Diablo has a unique voice and an incredible ear for dialogue. But even the nearly perfect script wouldn't sound so good if it weren't for the talents of these actors, particularly Page. She won raves for her first major role in HARD CANDY, but this performance proves it wasn't a fluke. The rest of the cast, especially J.K. Simmons as Juno's dad, is just as worthy of attention. JUNO continues Cera's cinematic ascent after his success with the hit comedy SUPERBAD, and his ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT costar Jason Bateman uses his dry delivery to great effect as a potential parent for Juno's baby. Songs from Kimya Dawson perfectly capture the film's tone with the music's sweet, smart, and funny sounds.
Theatrical Release Date 2007
Format DVD
Number of Discs 1
Awards
  • Academy Awards, Best Original Screenplay, Winner, 2007

Additional Crew:

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  • Release Info
  • Collector Edition
    N
  • Director Cut
    N
  • Number Of Discs
    1
  • Genre
    Comedies
  • Distributor
    20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
  • Area
    USA
  • Video
  • Runtime (minutes)
    92
  • Picture
    Color
  • Audio
  • Language
    English
  • Dubbed
    French, Spanish
  • Subtitles
    English, Spanish
  • Release Note
  • Notes:
    DVD Features:

    NTSC
    Keep Case
    Full Frame - 1.33
    Widescreen - 1.85
    Audio:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    Dolby Digital Surround - Spanish, French
    Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
    Additional Release Material:
    Alternate Scenes: Deleted Scenes (11; w/ Optional Commentary)
    Audio Commentary: Jason Reitman - Director; Diablo Cody - Screenwriter
    Featurette:
    1. Cast & Crew Jam
    2. Way Beyond "Our" Maturity Level"
    3. "Diablo Cody is Totally Boss"
    4. "Jason Reitman For Shizz"
    Outtakes:
    1. Gag Reel
    2. Gag Takes
    Behind the Scenes:
    1. Screen Tests
    2. "Honest to Blog! Creating JUNO"
    Theatrical Release: December 5, 2007
  • Release Date
    04/15/08
  • Theatrical Release
    2007
  • Rating
    Not Rated
  • Format
    DVD
  • Unedited Version
    N

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New York Times 12-05-2007 "[The film] takes on surprising delicacy and emotional depth. The snappy one-liners are a brilliant distraction, Ms. Cody's way of clearing your throat for the lump you're likely to find there in the movie's last scenes."
Rolling Stone 12-27-2007 Ranked #10 in Rolling Stone's "10 Best Movies Of 2007" -- "
USA Today 12-05-2007 4 stars out of 4 -- "JUNO, a likably cynical comedy, is actually about hope....A film bristling with vitality and heart....JUNO is charming, honest and terrifically acted."
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