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289 Ratings

Rocket Science

Directed by Jeffrey Blitz
United States, 2007
Comedy, Drama


Hal Hefner, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route — he joins the school debating team…

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Rocket Science Directed by Jeffrey Blitz

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2007 | Winner: Dramatic (Directing Award)

Independent Spirit Awards

2008 | 3 nominations including: Best First Feature

Deauville Film Festival

2007 | Winner: Revelations Prize

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