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Chalet Girl (2011)

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Former skateboard champion Kim wants to make more money after her mother's tragic death. She joins the elite posh servicing company, which sends her off to Austria.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miquita Oliver ...
T4 Presenter
Rick Edwards ...
T4 Presenter
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Kim
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Chandra Ruegg ...
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Les
Angela Curran ...
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Charlie Tebbetts ...
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Lexi
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Georgie
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Jules
Mario Netzer ...
Yodeller
Gregor Bloéb ...
Bernhardt
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Pretty tomboy Kim Matthews, 19, used to be a champion skateboarder - but now she's stuck in a dead end job trying to support her Dad. Opportunity comes knocking in the form of a catering job in the one of the most exclusive chalets in the Alps. At first, Kim's baffled by this bizarre new world of posh people, champagne and skiing - but then she discovers snowboarding, and the chance to win some much-needed prize money at the big end-of-season competition. But before she can become a champion again, Kim's going to have to dig deep to overcome her fears. Hard enough, without the complicating factor of Jonny, her handsome - though spoken for - boss... Written by Official site

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How to marry a billionaire.

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Comedy | Romance | Sport

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14 October 2011 (USA)  »

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£677,716 (UK) (18 March 2011)

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$1,201 (USA) (21 October 2011)
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Gordon Bindekrans is seen in an orange jacket skiing at a very high speed in front of the main character. See more »

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Mikki says that he enters the snowboard competition every year but the competition is sponsored by Roxy. This is the female side of Quiksilver and as such their comps are only for female competitors, making it impossible for him to enter. See more »

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Mikki: Jumping is easy. Landing is hard.
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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 8 February 2011 (2011) See more »

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No Regrets
Performed by This Is Freedom
Written by Jon Scott, Ben Collard, Henry Swash, Dan Graham
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An Improvement on the Usual Romance, Sports Movie
30 August 2014 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

Chalet Girl on its surface and overall plot outline is predictable as is the romance drama plays out with poor girl with a promising sports future until tragedy befalls her but finds opportunity in the land of the rich along with both comedic and dramatic challenges. Yet somewhere in between the direction and script are smart, at times underplayed for both serious and comedic affect. Chalet Girl takes the ordinary and formulaic theme and breezes through with a fun, entertaining, and rich plainness that makes this movie involving and captivating. There are some sight gags that are performed perfectly by Felicity Jones and both the social contrast and the wonderful scenic landscape come together to offer up a wonderland of Cinderella magic.

There are shades of the simple but involving plot of Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) and the pleasant lightness of romance comedy-drama of Music and Lyrics (2007).


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