A popular high school girl is harassed by a delinquent boy until they are placed in creative writing class together. Through written words, they create a bond, but tragically a bond that cannot withstand her social pressures or his brutal home life. Written by
Death is fleeting... Love lasts forever.
20 October 2009 (USA)
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История странного подростка
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While the opening credits say "based on true events", Thayer did not exist. Writer and director Regina Crosby
based Teenage Dirtbag on her experience in high school, Coeur d'Alene (where the high school scenes were actually filmed), and not on any one instance. Of the movie, Crosby said "It definitely talks about the pain you go through in growing up," She said. "You have a lot of regrets that you take into adulthood from high school, and you almost never get the opportunity to make corrections on those regrets or reach out to somebody you didn't reach out to at the time." See more
In Study Hall Thayer shows Amber a huge scar on his stomach. In a later scene without his shirt on, the scar isn't there. See more
In science, we worked for a week dissecting a fetal pig. The whole class was sickened, but Thayer seemed unemotional about it. Sometimes he even enjoyed doing things we weren't assigned, like skinning the eyelids off the little pig and digging out its eyeballs.
Written by Louise Post
, Stephen Fitzpatrick
Performed by Veruca Salt
Courtesy of Sympathy Records
By Arrangement with BFrank Management See more