A straight-A teen explores Portland'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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Greg
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Dad
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Mom
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Parker Blackman
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Marjorie
Robert Bower ...
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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The name Andrea Marr is wordplay on 'a dreamer.' See more »

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After a football is thrown at Richard and Greg in the cafeteria, Dominique Swain's stand-ins face is visible instead of her own. See more »

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Kevin: [calling out] Hey, Andrea!
Andrea: [in her mind's voice:] Oh no!
[out loud, sweetly nice:]
Andrea: Hey Kevin.
[smiling, ambling over to him]
Andrea: Hey!
Kevin: Why don't you return my calls?
Andrea: Oh, I didn't know. When did you call?
Kevin: I've called every day.
Andrea: [in her mind's voice:] Every day! Talk about desperate.
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Solid
Written by Jordan Cohen, Michael Cummings, Adam Williams, Dorian Heartsong,
Allan Pahanish Jr
Performed by Powerman 5000
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Even though everyone says the book is better...
17 July 2002 | by 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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