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"Very much the film that lovers of Wallace's dazzlingly perspicacious fiction and essays would want." – Hollywood Reporter

Dave Lipsky is a struggling writer given the assignment of profiling author David Foster Wallace for Rolling Stone, as Wallace embarks on a publicity tour for his novel Infinite Jest. Lipsky is both jealous and in awe of Wallace, unexpectedly forging a connection with a man acutely aware of his growing mythology.

Director James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now, MIFF 2013) tackles the controversial cult author with stars Jesse Eisenberg and a revelatory Jason Segel as Wallace. Based on the memoir by Lipsky, the film plays off the tête-à-tête of the men's rotating awkwardness, camaraderie and growing connection, offering a thoughtful and revealing take on a literary legend.

"The script is so full of acute observations that I found myself scribbling down the whole movie as I was watching." – New York Post

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