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Gary Winick

Tadpole

78' - 2002 - Drama, Comedy, Romance - Dialogue: French, English
Director: Gary Winick Composer: Renaud Pion With: Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Stanford, Kate Mara
‘Tadpole’ is the childhood nickname of Oscar Grubman, a very intelligent 15-year-old who speaks French, reads Voltaire, and is bored with the immature, thoughtless girls at the fancy-pants boarding school he attends. On the train home from Chauncey Academy for the Thanksgiving weekend, Oscar confides in his best friend Charlie that he has a plan for this vacation - he will win the heart of his true love. But there is one major problem. Oscar's true love is his stepmother Eve. She is a biologist; his father Stanley is a history professor at Columbia. They are wealthy and erudite, and so are their friends. High class, however, doesn't stop Eve's best friend Diane, a chiropractor, from seducing Oscar…

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Credits

Director

Gary Winick

Composer

Renaud Pion

With

Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Stanford, Kate Mara

Scenario

Heather McGowan, Niels Mueller

Director of Photography

Hubert Taczanowski

Editor

Susan Littenberg

Producer

Alexis Alexanian, Dolly Hall, Gary Winick

More information

Dialogue

French, English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

2002

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