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Youth in Revolt (11-Sep-2009)

Director: Miguel Arteta

Writer: Gustin Nash

From novel: Youth in Revolt: The Journals of Nick Twisp by C. D. Payne

Music by: John Swihart

Producer: David Permut

Keywords: Romantic Comedy, Coming of Age, Multiple Personalities, Explosions

Film adaptation of the 1993 novel of the same name follows an embattled teen's wild experiences with life and love.

Sixteen-year old Nick Twisp is an awkward, libidinous young man, living in Oakland with a loser of a mother depending on his estranged father for child support. A camping trip brings our sexually-frustrated protagonist in contact with the enticing Sheeni, ultimately sending him on a ridiculous and rebellious journey to score with the woman of his dreams.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Christa B. Allen
11-Nov-1991   Charlotte Grayson on Revenge
Miguel Arteta
Film Director
1965   Chuck & Buck
Steve Buscemi
13-Dec-1957   Reservoir Dogs
Michael Cera
7-Jun-1988   George-Michael Bluth on Arrested Development
Michael Collins
31-Oct-1930   Apollo 11 command module pilot
Zach Galifianakis
1-Oct-1969   The Hangover
Ari Graynor
27-Apr-1983   Rachel on Fringe
Ray Liotta
18-Dec-1954   Goodfellas
Justin Long
2-Jun-1978   Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
Rooney Mara
17-Apr-1985   The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Mary Kay Place
23-Sep-1947   Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Jean Smart
13-Sep-1959   Charlene on Designing Women
M. Emmet Walsh
22-Mar-1935   Grizzled character actor
Fred Willard
18-Sep-1933   Fernwood 2night


Michael Cera   ...   Nick Twisp and Francois
Portia Doubleday   ...   Sheeni Saunders
Jean Smart   ...   Estelle Twisp
Mary Kay Place   ...   Mrs. Saunders
M. Emmet Walsh   ...   Mr. Saunders
Ari Graynor   ...   Lacey
Zach Galifianakis   ...   Jerry
Adhir Kalyan   ...   Vijay Joshi
Jonathan Bradford Wright   ...   Trent
Erik Knudsen   ...   Lefty
Rooney Mara   ...   Taggarty
Justin Long   ...   Paul Saunders
Special Appearances by
Fred Willard   ...   Mr. Ferguson
Ray Liotta   ...   Lance Wescott
Steve Buscemi   ...   George Twisp
Jade Fusco   ...   Bernice Lynch
Lise Lacasse   ...   Matron
Michael Collins   ...   Old Man
Greg Anderson   ...   Sailor #1
Connell Brown   ...   Sailor #2
Randy Godwin   ...   Officer #1
Tony Fanning   ...   Officer #2
Oscar the Dog   ...   Albert
Francine Roussel   ...   Headmistress
Chuy Chávez   ...   Illegal Immigrant #1
Miguel Arteta   ...   Illegal Immigrant #2
Bruce Lawson   ...   Officer A. Fanning
Sudhi Rajagopal   ...   Officer T. Cahill
Roz Music   ...   Store Clerk
Christa B. Allen   ...   Teenage Girl
Trevor Duke   ...   Jock Guy
JoAnn Jansen   ...   Sheeni Consultant
Arnaud Crowther   ...   French Student #1
Danielle Nicole Czirmer   ...   French Student #2


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