Featured at the Toronto Film Festival's Special Presentation
DIRECTOR Jason Bateman
SCREENWRITER Andrew Dodge
STARRING Jason Bateman, Rohan Chand, Kathryn Hahn, Allison Janney, Philip Baker Hall
After discovering a loophole in the rules of the National Spelling Bee, a disruptive 40 year old, Guy Trilby, dominates the pre-pubescent competition. Unlikely friendship occurs, however, when an awkward Indian boy is taken with Guy's rough edges. Meanwhile, a female reporter uncovers Guy's true motivation for competing.