A clique of school girls devise a secret plan that they code-name "Lick the Star".

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christina Turley ...
Kate
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Chloe (as Audrey Heaven)
Julia Vanderham ...
Rebecca
Lindsy Drummer ...
Sara
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Greg
Rachael Vanni ...
Wendy (as Rachel Vanni)
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Principal
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P.E. Teacher (as Zoe Cassavetes)
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Social Studies Teacher
Davia Nelson ...
English Teacher
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Nadine (as Christianna Toler)
Hilary Flemming ...
Taco Girl
Eleanor Cummings ...
6th Grader P.E. Victim
Anthony DeSimone ...
Snack Counter Worker
Aron Acord ...
Sexy Boy
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A clique of school girls devise a secret plan that they code-name "Lick the Star".

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Kate references the novel "Flowers in the Attic", saying that the children in the attic are slowly poisoned by their grandmother. The children are actually poisoned by the mother, not their grandmother. See more »

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Performed by Free Kitten
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Early short demonstrates strengths but doesn't amount to much
10 March 2008 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

Dictated by thin experience (of both life and industry) and no cash Sofia Coppola's early short is almost by necessity an observational piece set on a high school campus. The cast are rather weak and do not benefit from being shot in b&w (it's difficult to tell the characters apart). The sound editing does little to help a simple story of fickle teenage allegiance.

Yet there are one or two things to note. Inamongst the inconsistent editing the high school campus is filmed with a balance of aspirant wide and intimate close-up shots. The editing-to-music also creates an interest and momentum (without descent into the netherworld of the Music Video). Coppola clearly made an attempt to vary the pace of the film. The dramatic turn is cut fast and to-the-point and the second act is almost non-existent; we recognise it's actually been played out in tandem with the first, which is the point of the narrator-on-crutches trope (who is an otherwise curiously appended character in that first act).

Despite these notes it's an awkward short. 2/10


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