Zoe Kazan

Zoe Swicord Kazan is an American actress, playwright, and screenwriter. Kazan made her acting debut in Swordswallowers and Thin Men and later appeared in films such as The Savages, Revolutionary Road and It's Complicated. She starred in Happy. Thank You. More. Please., Meek's Cutoff, Ruby Sparks, and What If.

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Ruby Sparks (2012)

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Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby, in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Paul Dano  •  Deborah Ann Woll

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby, in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Paul Dano  •  Deborah Ann Woll

Happythankyoumoreplease (2011)

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Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, and the keenly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Radnor
CAST:  Josh Radnor  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Kate Mara  •  Zoe Kazan

Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, and the keenly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Radnor
CAST:  Josh Radnor  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Kate Mara  •  Zoe Kazan

Some Girl(s) (2013)

On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisy von Scherler Mayer
CAST:  Adam Brody  •  Kristen Bell  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Mía Maestro

On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisy von Scherler Mayer
CAST:  Adam Brody  •  Kristen Bell  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Mía Maestro

What If (2013)

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Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Dowse
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Rafe Spall  •  Megan Park

Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Dowse
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Rafe Spall  •  Megan Park

The Pretty One (2014)

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When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jenée LaMarque
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Jake Johnson  •  Ron Livingston  •  Danny Pudi

When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jenée LaMarque
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Jake Johnson  •  Ron Livingston  •  Danny Pudi

In Your Eyes (2014)

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Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the other's experiences, creating a bond that apparently can't be broken.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brin Hill
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Michael Stahl-David  •  Nikki Reed  •  Jennifer Grey

Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the other's experiences, creating a bond that apparently can't be broken.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brin Hill
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Michael Stahl-David  •  Nikki Reed  •  Jennifer Grey

Showing Up (2014)

An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris Messina, Sam Rockwell and Eli Wallach.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Riad Galayini  •  James Morrison
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Nathan Lane  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  John Slattery

An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris Messina, Sam Rockwell and Eli Wallach.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Riad Galayini  •  James Morrison
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Nathan Lane  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  John Slattery

Meek's Cutoff (2010)

Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Paul Dano  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Shirley Henderson  •  Neal Huff

Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Paul Dano  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Shirley Henderson  •  Neal Huff

It's Complicated (2009)

Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son's college graduation and unexpectedly end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect. Now, she has to sort out her life—just when she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Steve Martin  •  Lake Bell

Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son's college graduation and unexpectedly end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect. Now, she has to sort out her life—just when she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Steve Martin  •  Lake Bell

My Blind Brother (2016)

Love for the same woman causes conflict between an over-achieving blind athlete and the brother who made him that way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sophie Goodhart
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Adam Scott  •  Jenny Slate  •  Nick Kroll

Love for the same woman causes conflict between an over-achieving blind athlete and the brother who made him that way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sophie Goodhart
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Adam Scott  •  Jenny Slate  •  Nick Kroll

I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)

A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nia Vardalos
CAST:  Nia Vardalos  •  John Corbett  •  Jason Mantzoukas  •  Judah Friedlander

A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nia Vardalos
CAST:  Nia Vardalos  •  John Corbett  •  Jason Mantzoukas  •  Judah Friedlander

The Exploding Girl (2010)

On a summer break from college, Ivy, a young epileptic woman, struggles to balance her feelings for her fledgling boyfriend while her friend Al crashes with her for the season.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradley Rust Gray
CAST:  Mark Rendall  •  Hunter Canning  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Maryann Urbano

On a summer break from college, Ivy, a young epileptic woman, struggles to balance her feelings for her fledgling boyfriend while her friend Al crashes with her for the season.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradley Rust Gray
CAST:  Mark Rendall  •  Hunter Canning  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Maryann Urbano

Me and Orson Welles (2009)

New York, 1937. A teenager hired to star in Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ben Chaplin  •  Claire Danes  •  Zac Efron  •  Zoe Kazan

New York, 1937. A teenager hired to star in Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ben Chaplin  •  Claire Danes  •  Zac Efron  •  Zoe Kazan

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rebecca Miller
CAST:  Robin Wright  •  Alan Arkin  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Julianne Moore

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rebecca Miller
CAST:  Robin Wright  •  Alan Arkin  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Julianne Moore

Fracture (2007)

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A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Ryan Gosling  •  David Strathairn  •  Embeth Davidtz

A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Ryan Gosling  •  David Strathairn  •  Embeth Davidtz

The Monster (2016)

A mother and her 10-year old daughter are trapped in a forest. There is something in this forest. Something unlike anything they have heard before. Something that lurks in the darkness and it’s coming after them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Bertino
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Ella Ballentine  •  Aaron Douglas  •  Christine Ebadi

A mother and her 10-year old daughter are trapped in a forest. There is something in this forest. Something unlike anything they have heard before. Something that lurks in the darkness and it’s coming after them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Bertino
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Ella Ballentine  •  Aaron Douglas  •  Christine Ebadi

Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)

Based on the documentary "Our Brand Is Crisis", this feature focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Anthony Mackie  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Zoe Kazan

Based on the documentary "Our Brand Is Crisis", this feature focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Anthony Mackie  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Zoe Kazan

Revolutionary Road (2008)

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A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kate Winslet  •  Michael Shannon  •  Kathryn Hahn

A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kate Winslet  •  Michael Shannon  •  Kathryn Hahn

August (2008)

Two brothers, ambitious dot-com entrepreneurs, attempt to keep their company afloat as the stock market begins to collapse in August 2001, one month prior to the 9/11 attacks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Austin Chick
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Adam Scott  •  Robin Tunney  •  Andre Royo

Two brothers, ambitious dot-com entrepreneurs, attempt to keep their company afloat as the stock market begins to collapse in August 2001, one month prior to the 9/11 attacks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Austin Chick
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Adam Scott  •  Robin Tunney  •  Andre Royo

In the Valley of Elah (2007)

A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Charlize Theron  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Frances Fisher

A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Charlize Theron  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Frances Fisher
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