Jersey Girl (2004 film)

Jersey Girl is a 2004 American comedydrama film written, coedited, and directed by Kevin Smith. It stars Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Raquel Castro, George Carlin, Jason Biggs, Jennifer Lopez, and Will Smith. Atmillion, it was Kevin Smiths biggestbudget project but went on to become a box office bomb. It was the second film where Ben Affleck and Liv Tyler played a couple, after the 1998 film Armageddon. It was the first film written and directed by Smith not to be set in the View Askewniverse and the first not to feature appearances by Jay and Silent Bob, although animated versions of them appear in the View Askew logo. Jason Mewes, the actor who played Jay in the View Askewniverse films, was to have a part in the film as Delivery Guy with the memorable crotch rot line, but Kevin Smith had temporarily severed ties with him as part of a tough love approach to get him to quit using heroin. The role was given to Matthew Maher. Betty Aberlin, best known as Lady Aberlin of Mr. Rogers Neighborhoods Neighborhood of MakeBelieve, portrays Gerties teacher, a nun. She also portrayed a nun in Smiths earlier film Dogma.

Blacklisted by all of New York Citys public relations firms, Ollie has to work as a civil servant in the borough where he now lives with his father. Seven years later, in 2003, Gertie Raquel Castro, now in elementary school, often coaxes him to rent films to watch. At the video store, they meet Maya Liv Tyler, a graduate student and one of the stores clerks, whose uninhibited probing into Ollies love life almost leads to their having casual sex. She soon becomes a part of their lives.As part of his job in the borough, Ollie speaks to a group of outraged citizens to win over their approval for a major public works project that will temporarily close a street in the neighborhood. His successful and enjoyable interaction with the crowd leads him to realize how much he misses the public relations work. He contacts Arthur Jason Biggs, his onetime protg, who sets up a promising interview. ........

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