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Lake Bell ("Children's Hospital") stars in In a World..., a hilarious romantic comedy about a struggling vocal coach who strikes it big in the cutthroat world of movie-trailer voiceovers, only to find herself in direct competition with the industry's reigning king-her father. Written and directed by Bell, who won the Sundance 2013 Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award for the script, In a World... also stars Fred Melamed (A Serious Man), Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine), Demetri Martin ("Important Things with Demetri Martin"), Michaela Watkins ("Enlightened"),… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

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"Can't wait to see what Lake Bell the filmmaker does next."
‑ Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times
"It's an exhilarating comic rush called In a World... and in it Lake Bell spins inspired lunacy around the subject of, among other things like family dysfunction, sexual healing and female empowerment, voiceovers."
‑ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"Very funny semi-satirical look at the bitchy, male-dominated world of movie trailer voice over people."
‑ Jim Schembri, 3AW
"Though she had to write, direct, and produce the damn thing herself, Bell finally has a film that puts her full range of comedic, rom-com-ready abilities on display."
‑ Simon Miraudo, Quickflix
"While certainly funny and goofy, In A World... also imparts an important message about the power of voice, and Bell is clearly a voice to be heard."
‑ Allison Loring, Film School Rejects
"There's a difference between paying your dues and self-abasement, but you wouldn't know it from this overstuffed and joyless film."
‑ Andrea Gronvall, Chicago Reader
"A clever, likable comedy that sends up sexism, satirizes Hollywood, examines family ties and features a surprisingly tender romance at its core"
‑ Claudia Puig, USA Today
"Writer-director Lake Bell is also the star of this quick-witted beguiling comedy of female identity, family ties and an unseen but fiercely competitive aspect of the film business."
‑ Philippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald
"It will gently settle into the undistinguished ranks of history's perfectly okay works of art. I won't sing it's praises, but I don't regret watching it either."
‑ Dan Schindel, Movie Mezzanine
"What pleasure then to find an August release that's built around real, identifiable humans, and sports a complicated but lovably flawed woman at its center."
‑ Corey Hall, Metro Times (Detroit, MI)
"Like her character, Bell has made herself a contender in a male-dominated industry. And a damn funny one at that."
‑ Anna Smith, Time Out
"An indie comedy as surprisingly tender and wise as it is deftly wise-cracking."
‑ Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post
"The entire cast operates at the top of their game. Yet it's Bell who is undeniably the main attraction."
‑ Tom Clift, Concrete Playground
"Father-daughter dramedy about an aspiring voiceover artist eager to follow in her deep-voiced daddy's footsteps."
‑ Kam Williams, Baret News
"Although In a World... won Bell a screenwriting award at the Sundance Film Festival, what's more compelling is how well this low-key comedy exhibits her charms as an actress."
‑ Daniel Barnes, Sacramento News & Review
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