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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Parker Blackman
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Marjorie
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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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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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In real life, Dominique Swain was a straight-A student as well, just like her character. See more »

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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 »

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Todd: [singing] And I will release you from all of your torment, stir up trouble that you can't ignore, and I'll tell the world, I'll tell them a story, tell a story to the world, about a girl...
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Featured in Beyond Clueless (2014) See more »

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Written by Eric King, Tom Delfosse, John Fortin
Performed by JFT
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A poor excuse for a film adaptation....
26 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Do yourself a favor and read the book before you try to watch this movie. After watching it I felt like they tried to turn this incredible and moving work of fiction into an episode of My So-Called Life. The book this screenplay is loosely based on is so much more powerful than this bland film version. The main character was heinously miscast, she brings no depth to the role whatsoever. You end up being annoyed by her, instead of identifying with her in any meaningful way. And you never find out enough about the supporting cast to understand what's going on with them. In my opinion the entire point of the novel was completely missed. I was terribly disappointed.


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