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New Port South (2001)

PG-13 | | Drama | 7 September 2001 (USA)
A group of teenagers wish to rebel against the administrators and teachers (the system) in their suburban Chicago high school called New Port South.

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A cranky high school student cons his friends into helping him with a propaganda blitz against the school administration which results in a student body riot and the inevitable moral lesson... all set to a trance-hop soundtrack. Written by Anonymous

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Some students can't be dismissed

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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During the opening credits, the title "New Port South" changes to "New Youth" with the rebellious students logo used as the letter Y. See more »

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MACHININ NO ONGAKUKA NA KAIKU
Written by Josh Eustis
Performed by Benelli
Courtesy of Hefty Records
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lord of the flies meets Dawson's creek
7 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

this film is terrible. The characters are completely unbelievable, and wildly inconsistent. The plot is awful and some of the classroom scenes are cringe-worthy and make for uncomfortable viewing.

In fact the quality of the script and characterisation would suggest that this film was written by high school students, only the utter lack of credibility to the school environment would suggest that, in fact, the writers probably never went to high school. The acting in most cases was weak too, although a lot of this was down to a poor script and plot, i am not sure that any actors could have made this film watchable.

having said that the sound track was OK, and the cinematography was nice in places (although the editing was poor).


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