The Spectacular Now
2nd August, 2013
Based on the novel by Tim Tharp and directed by James Ponsoldt, this coming-of-age drama stars Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley as two high-school seniors experiencing the ups and downs of a budding relationship. Conflicts arise when Teller’s character can’t control his drinking or make concrete plans for the future.
The film was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and both Teller and Woodley received Special Jury Awards for acting.