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- Families can talk about the sexually aggressive "Curly" character. What does this character represent? How does he affect the main character? How does this violent episode change the mood of the story?
- How does the movie depict religion and/or Christianity? What do the characters get out of their belief? Where does their faith get tested?
- How does C.O.G. the movie differ from the original David Sedaris essay?
- Is this a "coming of age" movie? What does that genre usually entail?
- In theaters: September 20, 2013
- On DVD or streaming: November 19, 2013
- Cast: Corey Stoll, Denis O'Hare, Jonathan Groff
- Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez
- Studio: Screen Media Films
- Genre: Comedy
- Topics: Book Characters
- Run time: 88 minutes
- MPAA rating: R
- MPAA explanation: language and some sexual content
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