Screening of “Juno”
November 8 @ 19:00 – 21:00
“Juno” (2007; 96 minutes; in English)
Director: Jason Reitman; Screenplay: Diablo Cody; Starring: Elliot Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Gardner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, J. K. Simmons. Filmed in British Columbia, Canada
Storyline: It started with a chair and two teens. Precocious Juno MacGuff, 16 years old, is now pregnant. With the thought of an abortion she quickly changes her mind and decides to put the baby up for adoption. She chooses a failed rock star and his wife to adopt her unborn child, but complications occur when the prospective father begins viewing Juno as more than just the mother of his future child, putting both his marriage and the adoption in jeopardy.
Juno was nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress. It won numerous awards including the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Movie of the Year at the American Film Institute Awards.
“One of the brightest, funniest comedies of the year, Juno‘s smart script and direction are matched by assured performances in a coming-of-age story with a 21st-century twist.” [Rotten Tomatoes]