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Girl (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Music  |  16 May 1998 (France)
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A straight-A teen explores Seattle's rock scene.

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Andrea Marr
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Todd Sparrow
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Rebecca Fernhurst
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Darcy
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Kevin
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Carla Sparrow (as Portia Di Rossi)
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Richard (as Christopher Kennedy Masterson)
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Parker Blackman
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Buzz Mitchell
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Mr. Jones
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Andrea Marr is a bright, straight-A, mature, 18-year-old high school senior on the verge of womanhood who decides to abandon her sheltered, boring lifestyle and her bookish friend Darcy for a look into the local rock and roll scene as a groupie to local rock singer Tod Sparrow and learn more about the life of one who follows a touring band along with her new friends aspiring rock star wannabee Cybil, outgoing fellow groupie Rebecca, and music critic Kevin. Written by Matthew Patay

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First Crush, First Lust, First Love! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality, language and some teen alcohol and drug use | See all certifications »
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16 May 1998 (France)  »

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Andrea, inocencia perdida  »

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While Andrea is dancing during The Badheads/Thriftstore Apocalypse first song, Cybil's lips don't match up with the vocals she is supposedly singing. See more »

Quotes

Darcy: Oh my god. I think these are street people. I saw a whole Sally Jessie on them.
Derek: Oh, dude. That is no street person.
Johnathan: That's the guy from the Color Green.
Darcy: The color what?... What color?
Johnathan: Green.
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Ever So So
Written by Todd Miller and Operator
Performed by Operator
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disappointment and let-down
10 March 2001 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Great book, movie sucked - a common theme for paper to film transitions, but this time I don't care. I *hated* this movie. Dumbed-down plot, dumbed-down emotions, cartoon characters. I've nothing against Dominique Swain - she was brilliant in Lolita (really, I mean that) - but I expected so much more from her in Girl. I think the sucking factor had to do with faulty direction - the film never really decided if it wanted to be coming-of-age story, tongue-in-cheek teen comedy, or Portland scenester bio. It never achieved any coherence, and whatever sincerity we had in Andrea seemed, at the end, forced and trite. I did like seeing (and his name escapes me) the actor who plays Francis from Malcolm in the Middle in a small role. Last and largest complaint: I wish the film had had a bigger budget so that it could've actually been filmed in Portland!


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