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Please Stand By (2017)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 26 January 2018 (USA)
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A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.

Director:

Ben Lewin

Writers:

Michael Golamco (screenplay by), Michael Golamco (based on the play by)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dakota Fanning ... Wendy Welcott
Alice Eve ... Audrey
Toni Collette ... Scottie
Lexi Aaron Lexi Aaron ... Herself
Domonique Brown Domonique Brown ... Himself (as Dominique 'Big D' Brown)
Brittanie Sanders Brittanie Sanders ... Herself
Cindy Miyashiro Cindy Miyashiro ... Herself
Lara Lihiya ... Madeline
Dan Cordell Dan Cordell ... Richard
Tony Revolori ... Nemo
Blaster Blaster ... Pete the Pup
Michael Stahl-David ... Jack
Matt Corboy ... TV Preesenter
River Alexander ... Sam
Matty Cardarople ... Trivia Guy #1
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Storyline

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.

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Taglines:

You can't blend in when you were born to stand out. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Klingon

Release Date:

26 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un nuevo camino See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,090, 28 January 2018

Gross USA:

$9,868

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$406,732
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Toni Collette and River Alexander are both in The Way Way Back. See more »

Goofs

Paramount Studios employs a security staff with a well-guarded entrance, making it nearly impossible for Wendy to have just been able to walk onto the studio lot. See more »

Quotes

Officer Frank: Qapla', Wendy!
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Connections

Featured in Half in the Bag: 2018 Catch-Up (part 2 of 2) (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Open Your Heart
Written by Steve Gregoropoulos, Rebecca Stark, Jeffrey Rosenberg and Ron Rosenberg and Ron Rege, Jr.
Performed by Lavender Diamond
Courtesy of Matador Records
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Good Enough
8 March 2018 | by pennyelenabooksSee all my reviews

Heartwarming enough to keep it interesting till the end, this movie is simple, dramatic enough, and just that. No overplaying the autistic card, not overreacting, no tragedies. A simple story, about an autistic girl who wants to make her dreams come true and live a normal life. And it's worth watching it.


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