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In a World... (2013)

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An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.

Director:

Lake Bell

Writer:

Lake Bell
3 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lake Bell ... Carol Solomon
Rob Corddry ... Moe
Alexandra Holden ... Jamie
Eva Longoria ... Eva Longoria
Ken Marino ... Gustav Warner
Demetri Martin ... Louis
Fred Melamed ... Sam Soto
Tig Notaro ... Cher
Nick Offerman ... Heners
Michaela Watkins ... Dani
Geena Davis ... Katherine Huling
Stephanie Allynne ... Nancy
Melissa Disney ... Melinda Chisney
Olya Milova Olya Milova ... Mimi
Corsica Wilson ... Stacy
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Storyline

An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voiceover star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Speak up and let your voice be heard.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

13 September 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Voz de uma Geração See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$70,541, 11 August 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,962,542, 1 December 2013
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

According to Lake Bell, there are few notable film trailers that have employed female voice-over talent. See more »

Goofs

Moe's headphones are backwards in one shot, but on correctly in the next. See more »

Quotes

Stacy: [high-pitched squeaky voice] Do you know where I can get a smoothie around here?
Carol: [raises her voice to mimic the "sexy baby" pitch] I don't know where you'd get a smoothie around here at all. I'm so sorry!
Stacy: Oh... okay, thanks so much!
Carol: Yeah, no worries!
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, clips of TV commercials for the GEICO insurance company with Don Lafontaine on-camera are featured. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.206 (2013) See more »

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Cloud Rider
Written and Performed by Noah Warner
Courtesy of Birdsong Productions
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Cracking little indie comedy from Lake Bell
28 April 2013 | by jibson89See all my reviews

Lake Bell wrote, directed and starred in this comedy of a voice coach who wants to make it as a voice-over star, a boy's club dominated by her famous father, the reigning king of movie trailer voice-overs. The small group are competing for the voice-over role for an epic new blockbuster series that's bringing back Don LaFontaine's famous "In a World..." putting the father and daughter at conflict.

Currently making its rounds of the festivals, where it picked up the Waldo Salt Screen writing award at Sundance USA and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. It's a great script that zips along, full of believable characters, handles the central conflict deftly and is never annoyingly quirky, just consistently funny.

Featuring an uncredited cameo by Cameron Diaz and a whole host of comedic talent from the LA circuit including Demetri Martin, Ken Marino, Rob Corddry, Geena Davis, Nick Offerman and Eva Longoria. Lake Bell confirmed at the Sundance London director's Q&A she'd written the script with all her friends in mind but she is the stand-out, anchoring the film and flawlessly delivering around different accents in her performance.

A feminist film that delivers its message without forcing itself upon you and puts the comedy foremost, it's great fun, well worth tracking down at release and shows Lake Bell to be a great talent to watch.


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