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Our Idiot Brother is a american film of genre Drama directed by Jesse Peretz released in USA on 26 august 2011 with Paul Rudd

Our Idiot Brother (2011)

Our Idiot Brother
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Released in USA 26 august 2011
Length 1h30
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama
Rating63% 3.1989853.1989853.1989853.1989853.198985

Our Idiot Brother is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer. The script was written by Evgenia Peretz and David Schisgall based on Jesse and Evgenia Peretz's story, and tells the story of an idealistic man who intrudes and wreaks havoc in his three sisters' lives.

The film was co-produced by Anthony Bregman, Peter Saraf, and Marc Turtletaub. It premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was given wide release on August 26, 2011. It received mostly positive reviews, with critics praising the story and Rudd's performance, but criticizing the uneven script.

Synopsis

Ned Rochlin (Paul Rudd) is a biodynamic farmer living with his girlfriend, Janet (Kathryn Hahn). While selling produce at a local market, Ned sells marijuana to a uniformed police officer due to the officer's claim that he had a stressful week, which made Ned feel sympathetic after initially being skeptical. Ned is then arrested on a charge of selling drugs.

Actors

Paul Rudd

(Ned Rochlin)
Elizabeth Banks

(Miranda Rochlin)
Zooey Deschanel

(Natalie Rochlin)
Emily Mortimer

(Liz Rochlin Anderson)
Adam Scott

(Jeremy Horne)
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