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SPOTLIGHT

A CASE OF YOU

Directed by Kat Coiro
FEATURE NARRATIVE 91 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE A CASE OF YOU
Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details that would make him Birdie’s dream guy: ballroom dancing, rock climbing, a seemingly endless, escalating series of wacky and unlikely hobbies. When the harebrained scheme is a surprise success and Birdie falls for his exaggerated alter ego, Sam must keep up the act or lose his dream girl forever.

Written by and starring Justin Long and directed by TFF alumna Kat Coiro, this sweet and fun rom-com presents a clever take on what happens when romance goes online and how two people can really connect in an increasingly “connected” world. With charming chemistry between Long and co-star Evan Rachel Wood, as well as a hilarious ensemble of cameo performers including Peter Dinklage, Sam Rockwell, Vince Vaughn, Brendan Fraser and Sienna Miller, A Case of You is a winning comedy for the social media age.

—Cara Cusumano
Female Director(s), Comedy, Romantic Comedy
About the Director(s)
KAT COIRO studied at the American Film Institute and first created short films for the website Funny or Die. Her previous features include Life Happens and 2012 TFF selection While We Were Here. Most recently she directed the short film Departure Date for Virgin Airlines and wrote a comedy pilot for 20th Century Fox and NBC.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Spotlight
  • Year:
    2013
  • Length:
    91 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    World
Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Kat Coiro
  • Screenwriter:
    Christian Long, Justin Long, Keir O'Donnell
  • Producer:
    Jesse Kennedy, Justin Long, Keir O'Donnell, Holly Wiersma,Terry Leonard
  • Executive Producer:
    Robert Ogden Barnum, Christa Campbell, Cassian Elwes, Lati Grobman, Christian Long, Jessica Neuman, Brice Sanderford, Danny Dimbort, Christian Mercuri
  • Co-Producer:
    Katie Mustard
  • Cast:
    Evan Rachel Wood, Sam Rockwell, Peter Dinklage, Busy Philipps, Brendan Fraser, Sienna Miller, Justin Long, Vince Vaughn

Contacts
  • Press Contact
    Kate Rosenbaum
    42 West for Open Road Films
    New York, 10036
    Phone: 212 277 7555
    kate.rosenbaum@42west.net
  • US Sales Contact
    Creative Artists Agency
    Los Angeles, CA 90067
    Phone: 424 288 2000
    filmsales@caa.com
  • International Sales Contact
    Creative Artists Agency
    Los Angeles, CA 90067
    Phone: 424 288 2000
    filmsales@caa.com

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