The art of getting by [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures, Gigi Films and Goldcrest Films present ; a Mint Pictures/Atlantic Pictures production ; in association with Island Bound Productions ; produced by P. Jennifer Dana, Gia Walsh, Kara Baker, Darren Goldberg ; written and directed by Gavin Wiesen.


  • Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2011.

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Content descriptions

General Note: DVD release of the 2011 motion picture.
Special features: New York slice of life; on young love; theatrical trailer; audio commentary with director Gavin Wiesen.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Alec Puro ; editor, Mollie Goldstein ; director of photography, Ben Kutchins.
Participant or Performer Note: Blair Underwood, Freddie Highmore, Michael Angarano, Emma Roberts.
Summary: Fatalistic teenager George Zingavoy is a master at just barely getting by. In fact, he's practically turned it into an art form-making it through the entire school year without doing a shred of work. But when George meets a beautiful and complicated girl named Sally, he discovers a kindred spirit who turns his slacker world upside down. Their quirky and unexpected romance may just inspire George to do the unthinkable-get off his butt and chase after his dreams.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements including sexual content, language, teen drinking and partying. CHV rating: PG for crude language and sexual content.
System Details Note: DVD ; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note: In English, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish. Closed-captioned. Optional descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired.
Underwood, Blair. (Actor). Highmore, Freddie, 1992- (Actor). Angarano, Michael. (Actor). Roberts, Emma, 1991- (Actor). Dana, P. Jennifer. (Producer). Walsh, Gia. (Producer). Baker, Kara. (Producer). Goldberg, Darren. (Producer). Wiesen, Gavin. (Director). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures. (Added Author). Gigi Films. (Added Author). Mint Pictures. (Added Author). Atlantic Pictures. (Added Author). Island Bound Productions. (Added Author).