A teenager spending an enchanted summer at some beach town is pretty generic stuff but the cast is wonderful including Steve Carrell, in a rare unlikeable role, Sam Rockwell, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, and Toni Colette. The film finds the right tone to tell its protagonist’s story between awkward moments and minor triumphs.

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