Getting to Know You
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Getting to Know You
Premiering in the dramatic competition at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, Getting to Know You is director Lisanne Skyler's first narrative feature, following her 1995 Sundance Film Festival documentary No Loans Today. The film takes place in one afternoon at a bus depot where Judith (Welcome to the Dollhouse's Heather Matarazzo) and her brother Wesley wait for the bus. There Judith meets Jimmy (Michael Weston), a kid with a great imagination and nowhere to go. Jimmy tells Judith stories about the lonely people who are sitting at the depot, and his tall tales become flashbacks in the… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Heather Matarazzo of Welcome to the Dollhouse stars as a teenage girl who tries to find humanity at an upstate bus station as it evaporates in her own family"
‑ Joshua Tanzer, Offoffoff
"The Skylers' collaboration is nothing short of a 21st-century version of Rebel Without a Cause."
‑ Maria Garcia, Film Journal International
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