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As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.

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As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.

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Lessons in motherhood. Taught by a Kid. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sexual content including crude references, and drinking - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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10 August 2012 (Bulgaria)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,384,078 (USA) (11 May 2012)

Gross:

$2,594,878 (USA) (15 June 2012)
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When Ansiedad starts running after she goes to Dr. Harford's house, she passes the car twice. See more »

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Ansiedad: I'm just here because I need somebody to recognize my potential and then watch helplessly as I throw it all away.
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Mis Amistades
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Written by Espinoza Paz
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Obnoxious Teen Tantrum: The Movie
8 September 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Good lord, where is a Final Destination style Heath Robinson teen kill when you really need it? Generally I love meta movies in the form of "If this were an (insert genre) this would happen", in this case Bildungsroman, but this one contrived to be so utterly devoid of charm or wit that I just about wanted to slit my wrists. And the sad thing is that the ingredients available were so great - Eva Mendes + Patricia Arquette + Matthew Modine = YES PLEASE!!! The only problem was that the role given to the teen actress protagonist was absolutely unbearable. I don't mean any disrespect to the actress because she committed to the role 100% - it was the fault of the writer and director. What could have been heartwarming and cathartic (like Easy A for example) ended up being a great big nerve-grating, embarrassing snorefest. 3 out of 10 because I'm feeling generous.


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