The Art of Getting By (2011)

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Coming-of-age drama. George, a student at an Upper Manhattan school, won't commit to his studies as he's too aware of his own mortality. He shuns most company, but grows close to classmate Sally, without having the courage to make a play for her. Meanwhile, he sees his stepfather in the street and follows him to a down-at-heel café, wondering why he isn't at work. When George neglects another important piece of homework, George's headmaster gives him an ultimatum.

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