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    Trailer Watch: Jenny Slate in Obvious Child

    Writer-director Gillian Robespierre resuscitates the romantic comedy.

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    Watch: First Trailer For Sundance Breakout Hit 'Obvious Child' Starring Jenny Slate, Gaby Hoffmann & David Cross

    While it didn’t take any of the Sundance Film Festival awards earlier this year, one of the bigger breakout films from the Utah-set festival was “Obvious Child.” Starring comedienne and former 'SNL' cast member Jenny Slate, the film centers on an unapologetically crude aspiring comedian whose world ...

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    SXSW Review: 'Obvious Child' Succeeds Admirably as an Abortion Rom-Com

    Last year, Lake Bell’s wonderful “In a World” stuck to the conventional tenets of a romantic comedy while featuring the feminist theme of a woman trying to make it in the sexist industry of trailer voiceovers. This year, Gillian Robespierre’s equally winning “Obvious Child,” screening as part of SXS...

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    A Third of New Directors/New Films FF Lineup Directed by Women

    Nine emerging female helmers will have their works featured at the 43rd New Directors/New Films at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan.

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    Gillian Robespierre's Obvious Child Sold at Sundance

    Just a couple of days after it acquired Lynn Shelton's "Laggies," A24 has picked up Gillian Robespierre's debut feature, the Jenny Slate-starring indie rom com "Obvious Child."

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Gillian Robespierre

    "We were frustrated by the limited representations of young women's experience with pregnancy, let alone growing up. We were waiting to see a more honest film, or at least, a story that was closer to many of the stories we knew. We weren't sure how long that wait was going to be, so we decided to te...

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