While waiting for Buddy in a bar, Mavis bumps into another ex-schoolmate: tubby, geeky Matt Freehauf (played by the tubby, geeky comedian Patton Oswalt).
tells the story of Marlo [Theron], a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother [Duplass].
Young Adult, a mouthwateringly sour anti-romantic comedy directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody, is about a particularly nasty case.
Charlize Theron plays the irresistibly unpleasant Mavis Gary, an attractive single woman in her mid-thirties whose juvenile, self-involved mindset has served her well in a career writing novels for the young adult market.
Mavis lives by herself in the city (in this case, Minneapolis), drinks Diet Coke for breakfast and bourbon for dinner, and owns a gonkish little dog called – what else? Reitman and Cody have worked together before on Juno, an Oscar-winning comedy-drama in which pregnancy turns a coolly insouciant teenager into a mature young woman.