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Grady Tripp (Michael Douglas) is a professor/writer living in Pittsburgh who is struggling with writer's block. Sharing equal time with that predicament; he manages to get the chancellor (Frances McDormand) pregnant; James Leer (Tobey Maguire), a student, and himself are trying to find a rare jacket once worn by Marilyn Monroe; and a college girl, Hannah Green (Katie Holmes), boarding with Grady has a bit of a crush on him. Based on the book of the same name by Michael Chabon.

Year: 2000
Genre: Drama, Queer Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Curtis Hanson
Starring: Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Robert Downey Jr, Rip Torn, Katie Holmes
Duration: 112 Minutes
Rating: M
7.4/10
Location in store: Drama

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