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    Boy meets girl
    Boy falls in love
    Girl doesn't

  • When Tom, a hapless greeting card copywriter and hopeless romantic, is blindsided after his girlfriend summer dumps him, he shifts back and forth through various periods of their 500 days "together" to try to figure out where things went wrong. His reflections ultimately lead him to finally rediscover his true passions in life.

  • Directed by: Marc Webb
    Wirtten by: Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber
    Cast: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Clark Gregg, Minka Kelly, Matthew Gray Gubler, Rachel Boston, Geoffrey Arend, Chloe Moritz
    Producers: Jessica Tuchinsky, Mary Waters, Steven Wolfe, Mason Novick

  • This post modern love story is never what we expect it to be -- It's thorny yet exhilarating, funny and sad, a twisted journey of highs and lows that doesn't quite go where we think it will.

    Release Date: July 17, 2009

Expert panel critiques the 500 Days of Summer poster

The bright and “Summery” poster for 500 Days of Summer was on the judging block in front a panel of experts recently.

“You have one second” to capture a viewer, says Jeffrey Bacon, an advisory board member for Hollywood’s Key Art Awards. “One second with no sound, no movement, no dialogue — it’s one of the most challenging ways of advertising.”

See what Andrew Percival, the designer of the 500 Days of Summer poster, and the other experts had to say about their “one second” in The Washington Post (via

Your turn: What’s first to pop into your mind when viewing the 500 Days of Summer poster?

What do you think? One comment

  1. I’d love to ask Andrew where all the photos of Zooey came from… screen captures? Promo photos? Can I have access to this secret database of photos ;)

    Marc on May 28, 2009

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