The Pretty One (2013)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  7 February 2014 (USA)
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A tragedy presents Laurel with the chance to reinvent herself as her idolized twin sister, Audrey. As she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself as the perfect fraud.



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Credited cast:
Laurel / Audrey
Store Owner
Mrs. Matthews (as Meagan Fay)


When an eccentric and insecure young woman is mistaken for her dead identical twin, she seizes the chance to leave her pathetic existence behind and assume her sister's life. Through this absurd masquerade as "the pretty one" she finally learns to value her own identity Written by anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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7 February 2014 (USA)  »

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A Mais Bonita  »

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$1,484 (USA) (7 February 2014)


$11,186 (USA) (21 February 2014)

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Script was included on the 2011 Blacklist of Best Unproduced Screenplays of the Year. See more »


When Charles throws Basel's grocery bags out of his hands before he hits Basel, a box of cereal lands on the porch. Then shortly after Basel punches Charles off the porch and says, "What did you punch me in the face for, man?" the cereal box and orange are missing from the porch then a green apple appears in the missing items' place. See more »


[Laurel looking at next door neighbors]
Basel: They're so perfect they seem fake. It's like they're in technicolor or something. I don't know their names so I just call them the Browns.
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Old Enough To Have a Broken Heart
Written by Thelma Blackmon
Performed by Judy Lunn
Courtesy of Fervor Records Vintage Masters
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It's kind tough to say that, unless you are talking about the beauty inside of course. Talking about deciding the pretty one in twins that is. In this case it seems to be important who is who. The main actress does a great job conveying two different characters and "playing" both parts sort of. The inciting incident happens quite early, so most of you will already know why it's going to be tough for one of them to live their life in the "shadow" of the other.

Being in someone else's shoes or just trying to imagine how that would be like is different. You might think that someone else's life is easy and great, but you never know until you experience it. Though if you do the deceiving factor might be that big, that there is no escape from that. Nice drama with good actors then

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