How to Deal is a 2003 film directed by Clare Kilner and starring Mandy Moore, Allison Janney and Trent Ford. It is based on two novels by Sarah Dessen, That Summer and Someone Like You. Halley Marie Martin is a seventeen-year-old high school student who is disillusioned with love after seeing many dysfunctional relationships around her. Her parents are now divorced and her father, Len Martin , a radio talk show host, has a new young girlfriend that the entire family despises; mainly because she's the reason for the divorce. Her mother, Lydia , is now always alone while her sister, Ashley, is...
|Release date:||July 18, 2003|
|Directed by:||Clare Kilner|
|Screenplay by:||Neena Beber|
|Adapted from:||Someone like You|