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Film / Igby Goes Down

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Igby Goes Down is a 2002 Coming of Age Dramedy film written and directed by Burr Steers, starring Kieran Culkin, Susan Sarandon, Claire Danes, Jeff Goldblum, Amanda Peet, Ryan Phillippe, and Bill Pullman.

The film centers around Jason "Igby" Slocumb (Culkin), a misanthropic and wealthy New York City teenager who attempts to break free of the clutches of his overprotective, drug-addicted mother (Sarandon). The film was warmly received by critics, many of whom drew comparisons to J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye.

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