Desperate to be free from her drunken, unloving mother Diane, the beautiful, scheming young Mini seduces her stepfather Martin and soon convinces him to join her in a sadistic scheme to have Diane declared insane. But their conspiracy soon escalates to murder and when John Garson, a young detective starts investigating, Martin and Mini begin to turn on each other. Written by
Because of their busy schedules, Carrie-Anne Moss and Alec Baldwin could not come up to set sometimes. Most of the times, Nikki Reed and the director were working on the scenes alone. In a Tribeca Film Festival interview with the director, Reed stated that this situation really helped them. See more »
With desire, focus, and the willingness to treat every obstacle as an opportunity, it's amazing what you can accomplish.
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At 21:06 minutes into the movie where there is no dialog "Peggy from Hays, Kansas" appears in the English subtitles. See more »
One of the better movies I have seen this year! Dark but incredibly funny at the same time, Mini's First Time really wowed me. It's a shame that this is a small independent movie and will probably not be released in many cinemas - as far as I know, there's not even a release date for the UK right now (although it's been out in the US for a while).
Nikki Reed absolutely steals the show in this. Her portrayal of Mini is funny, sexy, deliciously evil, and just very enjoyable. Carrie Anne Moss also did a brilliant job as Mini's mom, a true bitch but for who you can't help but feel a little bit sorry for as well.
I loved the combination of a dark story line with all the humour, and laughed out loud several times, something I don't do very often while watching movies! It's been compared to Heathers, another favourite movie of mine, and I can see some elements of it are similar. The style of the movie is very different though, much more polished and, in a strange way, more realistic.
If you happen to see this one anywhere, do not miss it - it really really rocks. Can't wait to own it on DVD!
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