Orphaned to an uncle who is fading away, mercilessly teased by his peers and roundly ignored by his teachers, Terri is alienated and alone. When the dreaded vice-principal sees something of himself in Terri, they establish a friendship which opens Terri up to the possibility that life is not something to be endured, but something to be shared, and even enjoyed.

EXCLUSIVE: John C. Reilly Talks ‘Terri’

Azazel Jacobs directs John C. Reilly and Jacob Wysocki in the new dramatic comedy Terri, which follows a depressed high school vice-principle who connects with one of his students, an outcast who has lost his parents. Ryan J. Downey recently caught up with John C. Reilly and Jacob Wysocki, as well as their two co-stars Creed Bratton and Olivia Crocicchia, for a look behind-the-scenes of this sublime high school adventure. Check out our exclusive interviews in the clips below.

Terri was released July 1st, 2011.

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Sundance Film Festival Announces 2011 Line-Up

Sundance Institute announced today the lineup of films selected to screen in the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions for the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. In addition to the four Competition Categories, the Festival presents films in six out-of-competition sections to be announced on December 2. The 2011 Sundance Film Festival runs January 20-30 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.

On Day One, the Festival will forego the convention of one opening night film and instead screen one narrative film and one documentary from both the U.S. and World Cinema competitions, as well as one shorts program.

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Olivia Crocicchia Boards ‘Terri’

http://movieweb.com/person/olivia-crocicchia/Rescue Me's Olivia Crocicchia has joined the Azazel Jacobs-directed indie comedy Terri, starring opposite John C. Reilly.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Terri centers on a large 14-year-old boy in a small town as he struggles to adjust to his difficult life. Crocicchia will play Heather, a pretty but sad girl who helps Terri cope with a frequently hostile world.

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