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Fast Girls (2012)

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A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete.

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Jamie Howard ...
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Tara Andrews
Chani Bentsi-Enchill ...
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Miles Constable ...
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Michelle Joseph ...
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Ellie Temple
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Jane
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Danielle Lloyd
Mark Penfold ...
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A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete.

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British actor / athlete Jonathon Ilori is currently dating former mizzou track star Lauren Flaker; member of well known Columbia MO family. See more »

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At the indoor exhibition event in Barcelona, host country Spain have their runners run under the abbreviation "SPA" when Spanish sports stars actually compete under the abbreviation "ESP". See more »

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Trix Warren: [referring to David Temple] I would.
Shania Andrews: What? The man's old enough to be your...
Trix Warren: My sugar daddy!
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Referenced in Fast Girls: Running on the Red Carpet (2012) See more »

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Don't Make A Fool Out of Me
Performed by Kitty Daisy & Lewis
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Must be Olympic season, Fast Girls are approaching!
21 June 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

With the London Olympics fast approaching, what better way to cash in on the mood with a film about Female Athletics....that doesn't mention the Olympics at all or make any references to London. Nevertheless, the story is enjoyable, depicting a group of athletes trying to win relay success at the ''world championships'' despite having barely any practice, getting drunk before races and generally arguing with each other. Classic British spirit there.

Our main characters Shania and Lisa, come from different backgrounds, Shania is working-class (we know this, as she claims she's never even been on a plane before!) whilst Lily is posh and supported by her family. Ignoring the fact that this is basically Bend It Like Beckham 2, the story works like a soap, at times it felt like an Olympic special of Eastenders, even featuring the actress who played ''Chelsea'' in the soap. There's drama, affairs and fights, alongside the minor issue of the actual Athletics.

Written by Noel Clarke (Kidulthood/Adulthood creator), the film is very fast paced, and has that ''urban'' soundtrack to please teenagers. It essentially does what it says on the tin and you will find yourself caring about who wins the big race at the end!

6/10


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