New York Times Review: ‘Jane Wants a Boyfriend’ Looks at Autism Through a Sister’s Eyes

3/24/2016

Polished and often clever, William C. Sullivan’s “Jane Wants a Boyfriend” examines autism in the context of sisterly ties and intimate relationships. It’s a gold mine for emotional sparks, and in its title character, “Jane” offers the kind of role (see “Rain Man”) that is catnip to actors.

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LA Times Review: A young woman with Asperger's looks for romance in the sweet 'Jane Wants a Boyfriend'

3/24/2016

Jane Wants a Boyfriend" is the sweet, touching story of Jane (Louisa Krause), a 25-year-old costume designer and movie buff with Asperger's syndrome, who's ready to start dating. That is, if she can bypass the watchful eye of her well-meaning actress sister, Bianca (Eliza Dushku), who has spent a lifetime protecting the shy, unpredictable Jane.

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Autism-Themed 'Jane Wants a Boyfriend' Nabbed by FilmBuff for U.S.

2/9/2016

FilmBuff has picked up worldwide rights to the sibling dramedy Jane Wants a Boyfriend. Directed by William Sullivan, the film stars Louisa Krause (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Eliza Dushku (TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Gabriel Ebert (Ricki and the Flash) and Amir Arison (TV’s The Blacklist). FilmBuff will release the film in theaters and on all major VOD platforms on March 25.

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Louisa Krause Wins Audience Award for Favorite Actress

November 17,2015

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FilmBuff Acquires Sister-Driven Dramedy 'Jane Wants a Boyfriend' (Exclusive)

November 15,2015

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Jane Wants a Boyfriend Premier

Jane Wants a Boyfriend is romantic comedy exploring a week in the life of Jane (Louisa Krause), a young woman looking for love in New York City. Despite dealing with the everyday challenges of being on the autism spectrum, Jane looks to her older sister Bianca (Eliza Dushku), to help her find her very first boyfriend. As the innocent Jane embarks on new territory, and as Bianca worries that Jane's heart will be broken, they open up a new chapter in their relationship as sisters.

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