Von der Kunst, sich durchzumogeln (2011)8K
Von der Kunst, sich durchzumogeln: Directed by Gavin Wiesen. With Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts, Sasha Spielberg, Marcus Carl Franklin. George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.
“This independent picture first titled u0026quot;Homeworku0026quot; then changed to u0026quot;The Art of Getting Byu0026quot; wasnu0026#39;t nothing great, yet itu0026#39;s story brings back memories of the times when most remember that being their high school days. When we struggled for social acceptance, worried about making good grades and getting into college. And most of all finding the right first love that you were mad about! And this film covers all of those themes.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eSet in New York City at a prep high school you have an odd and lonely out of place boy George(Freddie Highmore) whou0026#39;s searching for social acceptance while he slacks and struggles with his grades. Also his mother Vivian(Rita Wilson) is having problems of her own with Georgeu0026#39;s stepfather and money woes are painful. Itu0026#39;s upon meeting a girl that George has loved from a distance that gives him hope. Enter Sally(good performance from Emma Roberts)a southern girl whou0026#39;s moved north with her sexy and extroverted mother Charlotte(Elizabeth Reaser). And as typical the ups and downs of meeting, partying, and hanging out come and go and the typical hormones rage also. In the end George learns both a discovery of art and love. Overall nothing great itu0026#39;s somewhat predictable still itu0026#39;s theme and message is memorable and true this film is an all right watch.”