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Read It and Weep (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  21 July 2006 (USA)
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A shy and retiring high school student develops a peculiar alter ego that changes her life forever.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Is
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Harmony
Marquise Brown ...
Lindsay (as Marquise C. Brown)
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Sawyer Sullivan
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Chad Broskey ...
Marco Vega
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Ralph Bartlett
Connie Young ...
Peggy Bartlett
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Diana
Nick Whitaker ...
Lenny Bartlett
Falisha Fehoko ...
Jennifer #1
Malinda Money ...
Jennifer #2
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Miss Gallagher
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Tim Kennedy (as KC Clyde)
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Storyline

Freshman Jamie Bartlett is frustrated with high-school life. She wonders what it would be like to be popular, where Marco the hunk might notice her and snooty Sawyer would remember her name. To escape the pressures of school, Jamie retreats to her journal, weaving a tale about teen heroine Isabella ("Is"), who's beautiful, self-assured, and popular and can effortlessly zap any pesky person out of her way. When she accidentally turns in her journal as a homework project, Jamie wins a writing contest and finds her books on shelves nationwide. Suddenly she's caught up in the whirlwind of photo shoots and guest appearances and starts to lose touch with her friends and herself. Meanwhile, Is becomes a real presence for Jamie, though no one else can see her. As Jamie's stardom grows, her literary alter ego pops in and out of her life to influence every move she makes. Jamie eventually becomes disenchanted with her new life and in the end must decide whether popularity is worth sacrificing ... Written by Anonymous

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21 July 2006 (USA)  »

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How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller  »

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When Connor writes the article for the newsletter and Jamie reads it out loud the next day at school, she is reading something different than what is on the paper. It has the same meaning but they're different words. See more »

Quotes

Lindsay: Did you hear that the tickets go on sale for the dance Friday?
Connor Kennedy: You guys going?
Harmony: I'm not.
Jamie Bartlett: Why not? You have to! It's the deep blue sea dance!
Harmony: But I don't have a date... or a snorkel.
Jamie Bartlett: Well, none of us do.
Lindsay: I have a snorkel.
[everyone stares at her]
Lindsay: What?
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Join the Party
Lyrics by Robbie Nevil
Produced by Ray Cham
Performed by Drew Seeley
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A lovely movie.
22 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought Read It and Weep was a very good Disney Channel movie. It was enjoyable and interesting. You never really see a story based around writing, most Disney movies are about sports or singing. Read It and Weep had very likable characters too. Kay Panabaker definitely did a wonderful job as Jameson Bartlett. As well as Jason Dolley as Connor Kennedy, you really could connect with Connor and you felt emotion for him. I thought it was a great DCOM about friendship and highschool. It made me feel like highschool isn't supposed to always be peaceful. As long as you have your friends and are true to yourself nothing else matters. And I think that is a great message.


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