Qwerty

Synopsis: This entertaining and heartwarming romantic comedy follows introverted 'word-nerd' Zoe, whose life is turned upside down when she meets her emotional match in irascible weirdo Marty. Before the adorable pair can live happily ever after, Zoe must gain the courage to enter the National Scrabble Championship and compete to become only the second woman in history to win the grand prize.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Bill Sebastian
Production: FilmBuff
  3 wins & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
6.0
Year:
2012
90 min
Website
11 Views

[SILENCE]

[HORSE WHINNYING]

[BRIGHT SYNTH MUSIC #]

- Hi.

- Hi.

You looking for

a little Scrabble action?

- You a player?

- A little.

We use Scrabble clocks.

Once you've placed all

the letters, you hit the timer.

You have 25 minutes.

If you go over, there's

a 10 point penalty.

- Per minute.

- We use American English only.

If it's not in this book,

it's not a word.

[ROCK MUSIC PLAYS #]

[ALL] Wow!

[PENSIVE MUSIC #]

[KEYS CLATTERING]

Tohzah.

T-O-H-Z-A-H.

Tohzah. Tohzah.

T-O-H...

I'm gonna get you, Tohzah.

Not anything backwards.

Not Hebrew.

What is Tohzah?

Not Arabic.

You are an enigma!

[GRUNTING]

Are you a tit-man?

Klingon!

This guy in Skokie tried getting

a plate with the F-word

written in Klingon.

[ALARM BUZZING]

[ALARM STOPS]

[MELANCHOLY PIANO MUSIC #]

[SIGHS]

[PHONE RINGING]

Hi Katie. It's me.

You coming to my dad's birthday?

Yeah. That's coming up.

It's five weeks away, Zoe.

If you're coming,

you need to RSVP

and make definitive

plans to be there.

Yeah. Wow.

So, what're you gonna get him?

Something nice

that he will cherish.

Anyway, how are the kids?

Look. I... I need to go.

I'm really busy today.

Okay. Well, say 'hi'

to the kids for-

me.

[PA ANNOUNCER]

Your safety is important.

If you observe

unattended packages,

vandalism,

or suspicious activity,

inform C.T.A...

[SAD PIANO MUSIC #]

Jesus came to me again, Marty.

Marty!

Jesus came to me again.

Really, Lewis? Wow.

This time he came in the form

of a giant rooster.

Rooster, huh?

I asked him why it is

he put us on this Earth.

Good question, Lewis!

You know what he said?

Well, you know what he said?

The Jesus-rooster? No clue.

He said he couldn't remember.

He said I should

ask him again later.

Ask again later? What?

Jesus is a magic 8-ball now?

That sucks.

Well, he's been through a lot.

Hey! Hey you!

Did you know

Jesus is a magic 8-ball?

Hey!

- Hey, Mart.

- Hey, Bear.

You brought your lunch.

That's smart, man.

I never bring my lunch.

And I get all hungry

and I gotta spend

$2.50 at the vending machine

for Frito-Lay's.

That's why I'm fat.

Frito-Lay's, man. Whatchoo got?

Sandwich.

What're you both doing here?

You're not both

supposed to be here.

Whose shift is it?

Marty, you're not supposed

to be here.

I got you down for tomorrow.

- Day shift. 9 a.m.

- Seriously?

- Yeah. It's on the calendar!

- During the day?

- Yeah.

- With people?

- Hey! You wanna switch?

- What's the problem?

Come on, man.

That's why I make this schedule.

For you to look at,

not for my health.

[VAPID ELEVATOR MUSIC #]

We are live at the N.S.C.

The Nation Scrabble

Championship.

And man, things were

heating up inside there!

Letters were flying

left and right.

Dirk Frankie, you cannot catch a

break. Three-time runner up.

[LAUGHS] My bad. How does it

feel to always be

the bridesmaid

yet, never the bride?

Oh. Cut the witticisms.

That is luck that Williams won.

He's dancing around the two

letter words like it's...

December.

And then he just happens

to luck out

on saving his Z to the very end.

That's just... That's ridiculous,

okay? I got two bingos!

Yes. Can't let those be

forgotten. Alright, Dirk.

Are you gonna be giving it

another go?

Or has Vanna

turned your last letter?

I will spell to the death!

Oo! We've got Bill Williams,

this year's winner.

Uh... Best luck to you

next time, Dirk.

Bill! Bill! Could you come on

over here. Congratulations!

Bill, gotta a couple of questions

for you. Wanna find out first,

how did you manage to

pull it off?

I don't know.

I honestly didn't think

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