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Greta Gerwig Stars in Violet Wister's Damsels in Distress for Whit Stillman, Sony Pictures Classics

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood March 29, 2011 at 5:10AM

Greta Gerwig fans rejoice. She's starring in Whit Stillman's Violet Wister's DAMSELS IN DISTRESS, which will be released worldwide by Sony Pictures Classics. A release date is yet to be set. 
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Greta Gerwig fans rejoice. She's starring in Whit Stillman's Violet Wister's DAMSELS IN DISTRESS, which will be released worldwide by Sony Pictures Classics. A release date is yet to be set. 

The comedy stars Gerwig (Greenberg, Arthur), Adam Brody, Analeigh Tipton, Megalyn Echikunwoke and Carrie MacLemore. A trio of girls, led by Gerwig, set off to "revolutionize life at a grungy East Coast university" by fighting depression amidst romantic entanglement with a slew of university boys.
Gerwig impressed critics at SXSW with her film, The Dish & The Spoon (interview here).

SPC states: “We've long admired Whit's films and Violet Wister's DAMSELS IN DISTRESS marries his unique sensibility with the kind of acerbic comedy audiences love."

This article is related to: Directors, Genres, Headliners, Studios, In Production, Independents, comedy, Sony/Screen Gems/Sony Pictures Classics


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