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Rita is an outcast teenager in suburban Austria, misunderstood both at school, where she's disdained by classmates, and at home, where her staunchly religious mother and temperamental father bemoan her inability to fit in with their comfortable bourgeois life. When Rita sets out to seduce her school bus driver, she sets in motion a series of events that changes everyone's lives irrevocably. Written by
Ulf Kjell Gür
I saw this film at Cannes Film Festival in 2001 and was very impressed by the ending. However, when I saw Kaurismaki's Match Factory Girl last year, I found that the ending and the movement of the camera picturing Lovely Rita is almost same with Match Factory Girl.
The stories of those two films are different, but when you see the ending itself, you could say they are sharing the same ending.
The film still remains good to me, but the ending belongs to AKI KAURISMAKI
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