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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

The inspiration for the 500 Days of Summer teaser trailer

If you haven’t watched the (500) Days of Summer teaser trailer, what are you doing here? Click that link to watch it now.

Fox Searchlight has linked to the trailer Jean Luc-Goddard’s 1963 classic LE MÉPRIS, (or “CONTEMPT” in English,) and has said that it was the inspiration for the 500 Days of Summer teaser trailer. I wonder who put together the teaser and who was first inspired by CONTEMPT.

There are definitely a lot of key similarities in both trailers. Check out the trailer for CONTEMPT below.

The narration in the trailer for CONTEMPT is a little eerie at times and I suppose the narration for the 500 Days teaser is quite unique as well. I wonder how the 500 Days teaser would sound with Zooey Deschanel and Joe Gordon-Levitt doing the narration.

What kind of similarities do you see?

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