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Gretchen (2006)

| Comedy | 2006 (USA)
Gretchen has bigger problems than abysmal fashion sense: She's 17, painfully awkward and stuck in the most unforgiving place on earth - high school. When her obsession with school bad boy ... See full summary »

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Courtney Davis ...
Gretchen Finkle
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Ricky Marichino
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Nick Rangoon
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Lori Finkle
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Marla Auschussler
Gina Pollard ...
Candy
Carlos Treviño ...
Rich (as Carlos Trevino)
John Wesley Coleman ...
Mark
Melba Martinez ...
Miss Rhoinos
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Jeep
Carolyn Merriman ...
Shelly
Caroline Mithoff ...
Margot
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Miss Jennings
Mikala Gibson ...
Marla's Trashy Friend
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Gretchen has bigger problems than abysmal fashion sense: She's 17, painfully awkward and stuck in the most unforgiving place on earth - high school. When her obsession with school bad boy Ricky gets out of hand, her mother sends her to an emotional treatment center to recover. She has to travel elsewhere, however, to truly begin to understand why she fixates on the wrong kind of guy. Written by Anonymous

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The mysterious caller tells Gretchen to meet her at the racetrack at dawn. Yet in the very next scene when Gretchen arrives at the racetrack at presumably the appointed hour, it is clearly mid-day as indicated by the bright sunlight and shadows directly underneath Gretchen and her car. See more »

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Written by Matthew Kinsey, Michael Crow
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Fan Tas Tic
4 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is so perfectly realized that I want to kneel down in its presence.

So well written, so well directed, so well shot.

And the cast is incroyable!

Courtney Davis' performance is a masterful physical comedy tour-de-force. An amazing amalgam of the dorkiest girl you ever knew - and an evil hurricane of danger (for those women who dare make out with her man).

I'm afraid to say too much more, because raising expectations for future viewers always screws things up.

But I loved this movie. So gentle. So brilliantly conceived. It builds to an unexpected climax that is completely original, and fantastically realized.

Oh what a movie, what a movie.

Joy joy, joy on earth.


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