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Alan Arkin, Steve Carell, and the rest of the gang anticipate a thrilling meal at the luncheonette.
Alan Arkin, Steve Carell, and the rest of the gang anticipate a thrilling meal at the luncheonette.

Thumbnail for Little Miss Sunshine (2006) Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 80
Notable as: Comedy-dramaGenre: Comedy-drama, Adventure Film, Road movieMain subject: dysfunctional familyNarrative location: Arizona, California, New MexicoRuntime: 98 - 101 minutesColor: colorLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: California, New MexicoDirector: Jonathan Dayton and Valerie FarisScreenwriter: Michael ArndtMusic: Mychael DannaCinematography: Tim SuhrstedtStars: Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Alan Arkin, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Jill Talley, Bryan Cranston, Wallace Langham, Mary Lynn Rajskub Producer: David T. Friendly, Peter SarafStudio: Deep River ProductionsAwards won: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Alan Arkin)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Michael Arndt)
César Award for Best Foreign Film
Grand prix
Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Picture (David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Abigail Breslin)
Award details: (details at IMDb)
Description

Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 American comedy-drama road film and the directorial film debut of the husband-wife team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The screenplay was written by first-time writer Michael Arndt. The movie stars Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Paul Dano, Abigail Breslin and Alan Arkin, and was produced by Big Beach Films on a budget of US$8 million. Filming began on June 6, 2005 and took place over 30 days in Arizona and Southern California. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2006, and its distribution rights were bought by Fox Searchlight Pictures for one of the biggest deals made in the history of the festival. The film had a limited release in the United States on July 26, 2006, and later expanded to a wider release starting on August 18. Little Miss Sunshine received critical acclaim and had an international box office gross of $100.5 million. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and won two: Best Original Screenplay for Michael Arndt and Best Supporting Actor for Alan Arkin. It also won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature and received numerous other accolades.


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