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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrea Marr
Todd Sparrow
Rebecca Fernhurst
Carla Sparrow (as Portia Di Rossi)
Richard (as Christopher Kennedy Masterson)
Parker Blackman
Robert Bower ...
Buzz Mitchell
Mr. Jones


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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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 »


Todd: If it was in your soul to do it, then fate would just take you there. And everything else was just a test to see if you were the real thing.
Todd: [pause] Are you the real thing, Andrea?
Andrea: Yes... I am.
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Comic but stereotyped teen-movie.
30 April 1999 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Based on Blake Nelson's popular novel - Girl offers a traditional cut-and-dried teen-story. Far from excellent, witty Clueless or TV-Series Dawson's Creek.

Andrea Marr (Dominique Swain) lays eyes on Todd (Sean Patrick Flanery) a local rock guru and begins to rebel by going to clubs and becoming a groupie.

Irrespective of the inspiring original, the plot feels jerky and Andrea's character lacks in substance. Girl slips in authenticity but somehow captures some of the disillusionment and confusion of being a teenager in today's society.

After all, both Dominique Swain and Sean Patrick Flanery (Young Indiana Jones!!) are talented and captivating actors and make Girl worth seeing.

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