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Girl (1998)

 -  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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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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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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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

Andrea: [voice over] Hi, I'm not a virgin anymore.
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Andrea: Goodnight.
Dad: Goodnight, dear.
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History's Burning
Written & Performed by The Smooths
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Even though everyone says the book is better...
17 July 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I read the book after I saw the movie, and the book to me was less real. I thought that Andrea and her overthought, psuedo-angsty voice-overs were what made her real. She was a little rich girl who essentially knew that she wanted for nothing, yet she's searching to fill a hole that she knows isn't really there. Complete with bad poetry-like flowery language and long sighs and large gestures, I thought that Andrea in the movie was real, and Andrea in the book was flat, uninspired. I didn't even hate Todd Sparrow, as has been mentioned by other viewers. I thought that the whole movie was about stupid little people doing stupid little things and learning from them, like how it really happens. I didn't think girl was oscar material, by any means, but I think that there will be a character that everyone will see a bit of themselves in.


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