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DAN IN REAL LIFE
USA: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
UK: Icon Film Distribution
Cast: Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, John Mahoney, Emily Blunt, Dianne Wiest, Alison Pill, Brittany Robertson, Marlene Lawston, Norbert Leo Butz, Amy Ryan, Jessica Hecht, Frank Wood, Henry Miller, Ella Miller
Director: Peter Hedges
USA & UK: 98 mins
USA Rated: PG-13 for some innuendo
UK Certificate: PG contains mild sex references and language
USA Release Date: 26 October 2007
UK Release Date: 11 January 2008
UK DVD Release Date: 9 June 2008
Steve Carell, one of Hollywood's leading comedians stars in the hilarious comedy that's 'smart, sophisticated and packed with charm' (Closer) DAN IN REAL LIFE.
Advice columnist and widow Dan Burns (Steve Carell) is an expert on relationships but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Dan is a would be perfect dad, if only he followed his own advice.
Family mayhem ensues at a weekend get-together in the country and things become even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he met and fell for earlier in the day turns out to be his brother's new girlfriend. Cue an acutely embarrassing weekend as the pair try to hide their true feelings for each other.
The film is written and directed by Academy Awardİ nominee Pete Hedges (ABOUT A BOY). Steve Carell (THE 40 YEAR-OLD VIRGIN), stars in the hilarious, smart and sophisticated comedy. He is joined by a brilliant all-star supporting cast, including Juliette Binoche (THE ENGLISH PATIENT), Dane Cook (GOOD LUCK CHUCK), Emily Blunt (DEVIL WEARS PRADA) John Mahoney (FRASIER) and Dianne Wiest (PRACTICAL MAGIC), for a heartfelt, fun-filled comedy that's laugh-out-loud-funny.
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 & 5.1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic Widescreen
Commentary by Director/Writer Peter Hedges and Writer Pierce Gardner
Just Like Family - The Making of Dan in Real Life
Handmade Music - Creating the score featurette