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Little Miss Sunshine

2006 film by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris

Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 American independent comedy-drama road movie that was shown at the Sundance Film Festival. It is about a family who drives 800 miles from Albuquerque, New Mexico through Arizona to Redondo Beach, California in a Volkswagen Type 2 van so that the daughter to compete in a beauty contest for children. On the way they have many problems, and learn to assist and help each other.

Little Miss Sunshine
Directed byJonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
Produced byMarc Turtletaub
Peter Saraf
Albert Berger
Ron Yerxa
David T. Friendly
Written byMichael Arndt
StarringGreg Kinnear
Steve Carell
Toni Collette
Paul Dano
Abigail Breslin
Alan Arkin
CinematographyTim Suhrstedt
Edited bySpot Welders
Distributed byFox Searchlight Pictures
Release date
Sundance:
January 20, 2006
United States:
July 26, 2006
United Kingdom:
September 8, 2006
Australia:
October 6, 2006
Running time
103 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
BudgetUS$8 million
Box office$100,364,926 (worldwide)

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