Rocket Science

Rocket Science

Rocket Science
A stuttering teenager tackles the mysteries of life, love and public speaking in an award-winning comedy from the director of spelling bee documentary Spellbound. Mixing humor with a compassionate regard for characters and their idiosyncrasies, this is a film about the little insights that can emerge from, and ultimately eclipse, the agonies and disappointments of youth.
Winner of the Dramatic Directing Prize; Sundance 2007
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Rocket Science / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Writer-director Jeffrey Blitz segues effortlessly from nonfiction to fiction -- and from spelling bees to speech tournaments... unusually voluble comedy is as eloquent about love, self-realization and adolescent angst as its protagonist is endearingly tongue-tied...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Transcends the predictable high-school yarn and arcs into usually unexplored domains of self-discovery and personal growth in a coming-of-age film...

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