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Ode to Joy (2019)
R
97 min | Comedy, Romance

Charlie has a neurological disorder where strong emotions, especially joy, make him faint. He lives with his brother. Working as librarian gives him a quiet environment but then Francesca enters the library and his life.
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Max Werner | Chris Higgins (inspired by a story on WBEZ Chicago's "This American Life" by)
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Aug 9, 2019 (United States)
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32 cast members
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Martin Freeman
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Morena Baccarin
Francesca Francesca   See fewer
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Jake Lacy
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Adam Shapiro
Marvin Marvin   See fewer
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Jane Curtin
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Ollie Seiden
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Sharon Gee
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Mike Britt
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Neal Lerner
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Alita Moses
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Devon Yesberger
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6.4 / 10 | 4,746 votes