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As Cool as I Am (2013)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  21 June 2013 (USA)
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A smart teenage girl comes of age in a small town with her self-centered parents who had her when they were teenagers.

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Sixteen-year-old Lucy is a tomboy. She gets on well with her father but is frequently separated from him for months on end when he goes to work in Canada. Her relationship with her mother is easy-going and she takes care of most things around the house. She tunes into her sexuality and her not so 'stable' family dynamics. She develops a relationship with her best friend Kenny and starts to realize that her parents' marriage is not as solid as she had previously imagined. She notices that her father's extended stays away from the family are not typical, and that her mother does not pine for her father as much as she herself does. Written by Girish

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Rated R for sexual content including an assault, and some teen drinking | See all certifications »

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This was Claire Danes's first feature film in five years. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, when Lucy and Lainee eats at the diner, Lainee puts the ketchup bottle back on the table twice. See more »

Quotes

Lucy Diamond: [Lainee has just given Lucy the car for the day] Wait, how are you going to get home?
Lainee Diamond: If I can't get a ride in this outfit, I deserve to walk.
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Roundtrip
Written and Performed by Christopher Lennertz
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a very well placed movie...but a little bit depressing at the end..but it covers up!
14 November 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

ah! no words for this movie. What to say, acting was perfect, direction was super perfect and the best part; the movie held my emotions till the very end. Based on the book by Pete Fromm, this movie is a very well placed movie. A story about a girl who faces problems because of her parents bad relations and a friend cum lover who is always with her but then the movie takes a turn and changes her life all the way round and it just gets worse and worse. The movie is depressing at sometimes but lets just face it that these kind of depressions are in everybody lives. This movie is really something and i would recommend every teen to specially watch this movie and learn how to be tough in worst situations. Well done Mr. Max Mayer (DIRECTOR), Mr. Pete Fromm for your beautiful novel. And Love You Sarah Bolger for your fantastic acting. I don't even touch you. I have to learn a lot from you! My acting is nothing in front of yours. Congrats! :) 9/10 :)


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