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Oh Lucy! Is Definitely Not Lost in Translation

The comedy received quite a bit of love at the recent Independent Spirit Awards (the indie-film Oscars).

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The comedy pedigree of Oh Lucy! begins with its executive producers: Will Ferrell and his writing partner Adam McKay. Add an irresistibly delicious lead performance from Shinobu Terajima (Caterpillar) and toss in an extra spicy supporting appearance from Emmy award-winner Megan Mullally (Will and Grace), and it's a recipe for cinematic brilliance. Oh Lucy!, a joint U.S./Japan production, received quite a bit of love at the recent Independent Spirit Awards (the indie-film Oscars), where Terajima was nominated for Best Actress and director Atsuko Hirayanagi was nominated for Best First Feature. Terajima plays an emotionally unfulfilled woman, convinced to enroll in an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blonde wig and adopt an alter ego named "Lucy." The film, opening Friday, March 30, at The Flicks, only goes uphill from there, comedy-wise.

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Oh Lucy!

Official Site: ohlucyfilm.com

Director: Atsuko Hirayanagi

Producer: Meileen Choo, Will Ferrell, Razmig Hovaghimian, Adam McKay, Jessica Elbaum, Atsuko Hirayanagi, Yukie Kito and Han West

Cast: Shinobu Terajima, Josh Hartnett, Kaho Minami, Koji Yakusho, Shioli Kutsuna, Megan Mullally, Reiko Aylesworth, Nick Gracer, Liz Bolton, Miyoko Yamaguchi and Hajime Inoue

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