As mother's girl, Jessie got good enough grades and track and field results to be the Brenner family's first going to college. But her immaturity soon allows addiction to alcohol in the Greek life, which her lewd dorm mate Shanna introduces her to, wrecking both college pursuits. She also wastes her virginity without asking questions, then dumps the dream prince for not being monogamous, only to become another party slut. Only musically gifted Colin is a good influence. Only after an Internat scandal, mother discovers the extent of Jessie's orgiastic debauchery. Written by
When Jessie and Colin are talking about their mutual love of Joni Mitchell's music, they particularly praise "that stuff she did with Mingus." Joni Mitchell and jazz musician Charles Mingus were planning to make an album together and had written three songs for it, but Mingus died before they could actually record together. The "Mingus" album Mitchell eventually released was recorded after Mingus's death and featured the three songs they had written together, a fourth song in which Mitchell added lyrics to one of Mingus's older compositions, and two songs Mitchell wrote on her own after Mingus's death, one of which was about him. See more »
A Good Movie that sadly paints a reality at most colleges in America.
A good movie. Thats plain and simple. The comment I read about this not being realistic is silly. Obviously its a MOVIE so its painting it slightly dramatized. But, as a young woman in her early 20s myself, I have friends in college who have gone through a lot of the same things. Unfortunately, the money can come from mommy and daddy or from a side job. Its not hard to find a small part time job in a college town. I live near one and its always packed with the students working the restaurants and visiting friends. Getting alcohol is not difficult for a college student at all. I think this movie is a serious wake up call to any college freshman who says "that could never be me." Sadly, it could and its completely possible. I wont let the cat out of the bag in this but there are serious issues that can arise from drinking too much. A great idea and fabulous story line.
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