The Art of Getting By


George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's 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.

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Art of Getting By’ Ditching School Featurette

Gavin Wiesen directs Freddie Highmore and Emma Roberts in the romantic summer comedy The Art of Getting By, which revolves around two high schoolers from different sides of the tracks finding a common bond. We have an exclusive look at the film with a new featurette, which offers advice on how to ditch class from the experts themselves, Freddie Highmore and Emma Roberts. Check it out below.

The Art of Getting By was released June 17th, 2011.

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‘Homework’ Picked Up by Fox Searchlight

Fox Searchlight has picked up most worldwide rights to Homework at Sundance, reports 24 Frames.

Starring Emma Roberts and Freddie Highmore, the teenage drama centers on two troubled teens and their relationship with each other and a 25-year-old artist.

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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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