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MAY 11-17

LRFF2013 announces Closing Night film: 'Don Jon' directed by and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt


Don Jon, dir. Joseph Gordon Levitt, Color, 89min

Don Jon, dir. Joseph Gordon Levitt, Color, 89min

The Little Rock Film Festival will close it’s 7th Annual event with Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut — ‘Don Jon‘, a comic film about a guy who is addicted to online pornography and works to find intimacy with his potential true love. The film screens May 19th, 9pm at The Rep.

Principal Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza

Written by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the film revolves around Don Jon (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) a strong, handsome, good old fashioned guy whose buddies call him Don Jon due to his ability to “pull” a different woman every weekend, but even the finest fling doesn’t compare to the bliss he finds alone in front of the computer watching pornography. Barbara Sugarman (Scarlett Johansson) is a bright, beautiful, good old fashioned girl. Raised on romantic Hollywood movies, she’s determined to find her Prince Charming and ride off into the sunset. Wrestling with good old fashioned expectations of the opposite sex, Jon and Barbara struggle against a media culture full of false fantasies to try and find true intimacy in this unexpected comedy.