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About a Girl (2001)

 -  Short  -  January 2002 (USA)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ashley Thewlis ...
Girl
John Slater ...
Father
Sue Jaynes ...
Mother
Laren Creek
Sarah Patel ...
Friend
Jill Regan ...
Friend
Kimberly Perkins ...
Friend
Jo Midgley ...
Shop Assistant
James Brent ...
Boy #1
Lee Shepherd ...
Boy #2
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Jake Slater ...
Father
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A girl tells the story of her life and hopes for the future.

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more to this than you think
27 December 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

As I was watching it, I kept thinking of the similarities to parts of The Fast Show (aka Brilliant! in the US): the "Brilliant!" walking monologues with Paul Whitehouse, and Caroline Aherne's teenage monologues.

But don't be fooled. There is much more to this short film than meets the eye at first, and you'll probably want to watch it again.


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