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Film, Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida make their film writing debut with <i>Away We Go</i>

Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida make their film writing debut with Away We Go

Midway through A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Dave Eggers' solipsistic, terminally-apologetic-for-being-solipsistic portrait-of-the-artist-as-a-young-slacker-messiah, the author, upon interviewing to become a cast member of MTV's The Real World, makes the following observation about his generation of self-obsessed, media-savvy technobrats: "These are…
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Ira and Abby

Directed by Robert Cary, this is writer-producer Jennifer Westfeldt's follow-up to her surprise hit Kissing Jessica Stein. It centers on Ira (Chris Messina), a neurotic New York Jew who enters an on-and-off relationship with Abby (Westfeldt), a loopy, free-spirited shiksa.…
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