The Good Girl
The Good Girl is a 2002 American black comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta from a script by Mike White, and stars Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal and John C. Reilly. The film premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, and released to theatres on August 7, 2002 in the United States.
Justine Last (Jennifer Aniston) is a depressed and unmotivated 30-year-old woman living in a small town in Texas with her husband Phil (John C. Reilly), a house painter who spends most of his free time smoking marijuana with his best friend, Bubba (Tim Blake Nelson). Justine works at Retail Rodeo, the local big-box store, along with Cheryl (Zooey Deschanel), a cynical, plain-spoken young woman, Gwen (Deborah Rush), a ditzy older woman who manages the cosmetics counter, and Corny (Mike White), a highly religious security guard.
|award||Hollywood Actress Award Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay|
|keywords||baby baseball bat best friend big-box store catcher in the rye chuck e. cheese credit card eat first time free time hide holden caulfield house painter j. d. salinger kill love lunch break marijuana meet mentally ill morning motel room news report one night parking lot security guard sexual encounter small town smoke surround talk the catcher in the rye wait write young woman|
|nomination||Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|publisher||Fox Searchlight Pictures|
|theme||black comedy dance independent|