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According to Greta -- A young suicidal and rebellious teen gets sent to stay with her grandparents for the summer, where her life takes an unexpected turn.

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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Michael Gilvary (written by)
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Tagline:
She's a trip. But she's no vacation.
Plot:
A young suicidal and rebellious teen gets sent to her Grandparents for the summer where life takes an unexpected turn. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Hilary Duff ... Greta

Evan Ross ... Julie

Michael Murphy ... Joseph

Ellen Burstyn ... Katherine

Melissa Leo ... Karen

Maury Ginsberg ... Lou

John Rothman ... Edgar

Sylvia Kauders ... Mrs. Wocheski

Oren Skoog ... Steve

Dave Shalansky ... Cable Guy

Vivan Dugré ... Donna
Gary Mottola ... Red Tie Bar Guy
Stuart Zagnit ... Man on Bus
Edward Lane ... Old Man (as Ed Lane)

Eric Sheffer Stevens ... Yellow Sweater Guy

Michael F. McGuirk ... Blue Shirt Guy (as Michael McGuirk)

Kelly Sullivan ... Tracy

Tsianina Joelson ... Stacy

Julian Joseph ... Kid
Daniel L. Robertson ... Kid

William Fowle ... Gerrard

Will MacAdam ... Milt

Gil Deeble ... Asbury Cop
Mark Havlis ... Neptune Cop

Frank Rodriguez ... Neptune Cop
Tim Gallin ... Brawler
Linton Alfred ... Brawler
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Daniel Lee Robertson III ... Kid
Jason Acuna ... Restaurant customer (uncredited)
John Farrer ... Homeless Street Drunk (uncredited)
Mike Hurt ... (uncredited)

Robert Oppel ... Homeless Man (uncredited)
Paul Thornton ... Drunkard (uncredited)
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Directed by
Nancy Bardawil 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Michael Gilvary (written by)

Produced by
Trent Broin .... co-producer
Hilary Duff .... executive producer
Vivan Dugré .... associate producer
Bert Kern .... associate producer
Jacob Mosler .... co-producer
Ryan Peterson .... co-executive producer
Valeska Ramet .... co-executive producer
Rick Rosenthal .... producer
Gary Dean Simpson .... producer
Douglas J. Sutherland .... producer
Christian von Tippelskirch .... co-executive producer
 
Original Music by
John E. Nordstrom 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Lohmann 
 
Film Editing by
Michelle Botticelli 
 
Casting by
Mary Gail Artz 
Shani Ginsberg 
 
Production Design by
Joshua Stricklin 
 
Art Direction by
Travis Zariwny 
 
Set Decoration by
Emily Dawson 
 
Costume Design by
Ligia Morris 
 
Makeup Department
Bert Reo Anderson .... hair stylist
Qodi Armstrong .... hair department head
Michelle Kearns .... key makeup artist
Tarsha Marshall .... assistant hair stylist
David Presto .... makeup artist
Thomas Smusz .... assistant hair stylist
Ande Yung .... assistant makeup artist (as Anne Kruglinski)
 
Production Management
Fran Giblin .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Leo Bauer .... first assistant director
Becky Chin .... second assistant director
Shea Farrell .... second second assistant director
Marco Londoner .... first assistant director: second unit
Cyndi Martin .... additional second second assistant director
Tony Phillippe .... second assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Susan Evans .... key on-set dresser
Morgan Gillio .... property master
Duncan Johnson .... on-set dresser
Fry Karins .... camera scenic artist
James Obed .... leadman
 
Sound Department
Eric Gitelson .... adr engineer
Peter D. Lago .... foley editor
Maggie Malyn .... post-production sound coordinator
Greg Mauer .... foley mixer
Andrew Melnyk .... boom operator
Rick Owens .... foley artist
Mark A. Rozett .... sound re-recording mixer
David J. Schwartz .... sound mixer
Steven Utt .... sound recordist
Kelly Vandever .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Mandy Arnold .... digital restoration artist
David Cole .... supervising digital colourist
Paul Hopkins .... digital compositor
Morgan McDermott .... digital compositor
Damian McDonnell .... digital colourist
Corinne Pooler .... executive visual effects producer: Digital Dream
Nabil Schiantarelli .... senior compositor
Eric Withee .... visual effects producer: Svengali FX
 
Stunts
Chris Barnes .... marine coordinator
Chris Colombo .... assistant stunt coordinator
Roy Farfel .... stunt coordinator
Donald John Hewitt .... stunt rigger
Tina Mckissick .... stunt double: Hilary Duff
Joanna Shelmidine .... stunt doubled: Hilary Duff
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bruce Ando .... camera operator
Adam Brown .... underwater assistant camera
Joseph Fittipaldi .... best boy electric
Mauricio Gallego .... electrician
David Giesbrecht .... still photographer
Matt Gulbin .... best boy grip
Vesa Holle .... additional electric
Matt Kessler .... epk videographer
Nick Maczka .... grip
Calvin Maehl .... gaffer
Dominic Mainl .... first assistant camera
Joe Mandeville .... grip
Timothy M. Mather .... dolly grip
Greg McMahon .... second assistant camera
Michael Mortell .... electrician
Angel Pacheco .... grip
Ray Richards .... generator operator
Che Roacher .... grip
Meg Schrock .... additional grip
Dan Smith .... first assistant camera
Adam Troeger .... camera operator: "b" camera
Demian Scott Vaughs .... key grip
Jeffrey Lee Woods .... electrician
 
Animation Department
Jon Adler .... animator
Jon Adler .... titles and animation
Brad Chmielewski .... titles and animation
Jessica Donofrio .... titles and animation
Vanida Vae .... titles and animation
 
Casting Department
Lori Eastside .... casting associate
Lori Eastside .... extras casting
Patricia Yuen .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Merav Elbaz Belschner .... key costumer (as May Elbaz)
Erin Hogan-Braker .... set costumer
Shelby Saboy .... wardrobe supervisor
Sarah Staskauskas .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Valance Eisleben .... digital data conformist
David M. Perkins .... colorist: dailies
 
Music Department
Michael Jay .... music editor
Season Kent .... music supervisor
Massimo Ruberto .... music editor
Derek Somaru .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Ricky Andrews .... driver
Johnny Batista .... driver
Bill Collins .... driver
George Holtzer .... transportation captain
Larry Jones .... driver
 
Other crew
Magi Berciano .... production legal
Adam Brown .... safety diver: marine unit
Cristal Calderon .... key set production assistant
Jeffrey Carton .... assistant to producers
Michael Casperson .... production assistant
Craig Chapman .... office production assistant
Sabrina Cohen .... assistant to cast
Rachel Connors .... script supervisor
Liz Dykhouse .... payroll accountant
Omar Hernandez .... production assistant
Alice Johnson .... assistant: Ellen Burstyn
Brendan Kehoe .... location scout
Ian Knoblock .... set production assistant
James McKnight .... stand-in: Evan Ross
David Occhino .... location manager
Geoff Ollwerther .... accounting assistant
Yesenia 'Moony' Perez .... production assistant
Marissa Price .... production coordinator
Jumaane A. Ray .... set security
Phillip L. Rosen .... production legal
Mia Ruth .... office production assistant
Lenny Speregen .... safety diver: marine unit
Robin Sprance .... assistant production office coordinator
J.P. Varady .... office production assistant
Louis Zuppardi .... location manager
 
Thanks
Claire Severance .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Greta" - USA (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, some sexual content and drug references
Runtime:
92 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Australia:M | Netherlands:6 | Singapore:PG | USA:PG-13 (certificate #44689)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The photograph of Greta's father is John Heard, Melissa Leo's then real-life boyfriend who fathered her son John Matthew Heard.See more »
Quotes:
Greta:How do you survive without cable?
Katherine:Oh yeah, it's really tough, Greta. Sometimes we cry ourselves to sleep at night.
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Soundtrack:
She's MineSee more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Hilary is officially an Actress!, 10 December 2010
Author: michal perez from United States

Greta is a movie about a typical rebellious 17 year old girl with a unusual goal in life, to end it before the fun is over. When I first heard about the plot of this movie, I thought it was going to be just a typical Hilary Duff movie; I dint expect anything good of it. My girlfriend decided to go and get a movie one night out of the Redbox, and came home with According to Greta. I began watching and was instantly reminded of Lizzie Maguire(Hilary's voice is still exactly the same) and I was already under the assumption that it was going to be a long night. After I got over her light 12 year old voice, I realized that Hilary did a wonderful job.

I can't find anything bad to say about her acting or the movie. Actually the ending could have had a little more depth to it but that happens in a lot of movies. The script was great(accept for the ending) every actor did a terrific job, and it made a lasting impression, and completely changed my negative views of Hilary Duff; she is a great actress and grew into a very beautiful young woman.

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