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    Zoe Kazan Talks Twin Roles Of 'The Pretty One' & How 'In Your Eyes' Is "Like Joss Whedon Does Nicholas Sparks"

    After winning the Best Actress Award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival for Bradley Rust Gray’s “The Exploding Girl,” Zoe Kazan added a big-budget rom-com (“It’s Complicated”) and more indie dramas (“Meek’s Cutoff”) to her resume, starred on Broadway (“A Behanding in Spokane”) with Christopher Walken...

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    The Pretty One

    The premise of "The Pretty One" may be far-fetched, but it’s carried out with sincerity and the results are amusing, ironic, and thoughtful. Here's a small-scale movie that offers a gleam of satisfaction.

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    Review: Engaging And Sweet 'The Pretty One' Starring Zoe Kazan & Jake Johnson

    There are movies about twins and there are movies about switching identities and there is “The Pretty One,” which uses both conceits for its tale of self and lack thereof. And to be fair, the premise of this comedic drama — that’s ultimately much more affecting and genuinely melancholy than you’d ex...

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    Exclusive: Watch Zoe Kazan Play Twin Sisters In Clip From Comedy 'The Pretty One'

    While the visual trick of watching the same actor play different roles on screen at the same time is the one that usually wows audiences, it can be easy forget the skill such a performance requires. Creating one complete character for a film is a challenge enough, but developing two — and then actin...

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    10 Films To See In February

    The shortest month of the year can still yield ten movies worthy of your attention! We continue through the doldrums of that cold time called “every month before summer,” and while March has transformed into a time for decent fare, we still have to blaze through February. The films assembled are a m...

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    Watch: Zoe Kazan Pulls Double Duty In Trailer For 'The Pretty One' With Jake Johnson

    2014 is going to be the year of the doubles, it seems. Jake Gyllenhaal will met himself in "Enemy," and so too will Jesse Eisenberg in "The Double," but first up will be "The Pretty One" in which Zoe Kazan's duplicate isn't a doppelganger, but her sister.

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    'The Pretty One' with Jake Johnson and Zoe Kazan Picked up by DADA Films

    After premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival, "The Pretty One" has been acquired by Dada films.

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    This Week's Tribeca Reviews across the Indiewire blog network

    With Tribeca in full force and just now starting to wind down, it's been a busy week for the Indiewire blog network. For your convenience, we have compiled all of the Tribeca reviews that have appeared anywhere on the site since the afternoon of Friday the 19th. Enjoy!

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    Tribeca Review: ‘The Pretty One’ Is A Sweet Fairy Tale Of Identity Lost Then Found

    There are movies about twins and there are movies about switching identities and there is “The Pretty One,” which uses both conceits for its tale of self and lack thereof. And to be fair, the premise of this quirky Tribeca comedic drama -- that’s ultimately much more affecting and genuinely melancho...

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    Meet the 2013 Tribeca Filmmakers #49: Zoe Kazan Plays Twin Sisters In Jenée LaMarque's 'The Pretty One'

    Inspired by the tone of "Lars and the Real Girl," first-time writer, director Jenée LaMarque examines the discovery of oneself in the wake of a tragedy in "The Pretty One." Starring Zoe Kazan in double roles as identical twin sisters, "The Pretty One" follows Laurel, jealous of her sister who embodi...

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