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Skipped Parts (2000)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  6 December 2001 (Philippines)
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An ungrounded young mother and her thoughtful teenage son are banished to a remote provincial town by a domineering father.

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Fantasy Girl
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It's 1963. Poor little rich girl Lydia and her 14-year-old love-child Sam are banished from North Carolina while her powerful father runs for governor. They end up in Wyoming where she parties and Sam finds he's one of only two Grosvant High School students who read. Maurey is the other, a pre-pubescent girl wanting to discover what sex is about. She and Sam set out to learn with help from Lydia, who tells them it stops when Maurey has her first period. Trouble is, pregnancy comes first. In this small town, what can Maurey do, and will Sam have any say? Meantime, Hank Elkrunner, a Blackfoot, falls for the feckless Lydia, while her dictatorial dad keeps tabs on them all from afar. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for sexual situations, some involving young teens, and for language | See all certifications »

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Gerald Lenton-Young (Coach Howard Stebbens) was the drama teacher at the high school used in the film. See more »

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Maury says that if Sam has to go to military school, in 4 years he will be 18 and can do whatever he wants. But the age of legal majority was 21 in 1963, and wasn't lowered to 18 until 1971. See more »

Quotes

Sam Callahan: Now that Maurey and I have done it, will she like me?
Lydia Callahan: Maurey will always have a warm spot in her heart whenever she thinks about you.
Sam Callahan: But she says we're just friends.
Lydia Callahan: Well, you're lucky. That way you can have the fun of love without the heartbreak.
Sam Callahan: But what if I like her and get my heart broke anyway?
Lydia Callahan: Then you're a sucker.
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You're Still On My Mind
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Very Good, Very funny, film
3 July 2001 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I saw the trailer for this film a few times when I was renting some movies and I thought it looked very funny. Then today I saw it at the video store. I picked it up and watched it and loved it. I thought Jennifer Jason Leigh was so hilarious in this movie and she truly stood out as Lydia, Sam's mouthy, slutty mother. Another acting standout was Bug Hall, Mischa Barton and Angela Featherstone. I thought they played there part perfectly, especially the young leads and Leigh. I was also suprised to see Drew Barrymore in a very small role as "Dream Girl". Although it deals with pregnancy and sex with 14 year olds...I still found it very entertaining and if you want to see some very good acting and a good comedy, i recommend this movie very highly. 10/10


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