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God Help the Girl (2014)

Unrated | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 5 September 2014 (USA)
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As Eve begins writing songs as a way to sort through some emotional problems, she meets James and Cassie, two musicians each at crossroads of their own.

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Eve
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Anton
Cora Bisset ...
Miss Browning
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Ballerina
Mark Radcliffe ...
Findlay
Stuart Maconie ...
Donovan
Ann Scott-Jones ...
Hairdresser
Josie Long ...
Maxine
Pauline King ...
Nurse
Kath Howden ...
Ward Sister
Alex Klobouk ...
Park Attendant
Paul Flanagan ...
Joey
Michael Drum ...
Matt from Wobbly Legged Rat
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Set in Glasgow, Scotland, the film is about a girl called Eve who is in the hospital dealing with some emotional problems and starts writing songs as a way of getting better. Songwriting becomes her way forward, leading her to the City where she meets James and Cassie, two musicians each at crossroads of their own. What follows is a story of renaissance over the course of a long, dream-like Summer. Written by bcm

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Budget:

$1,850,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,330 (USA) (5 September 2014)

Gross:

$101,542 (USA) (3 October 2014)
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Based on songs by Stuart Murdoch's side project band God Help the Girl which released material between 2009-2010. See more »

Quotes

Eve: I think you just hate people.
James: I don't mind people, I just can't stand collective idiocy.
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Soundtracks

Perfection as a Hipster
Written by Stuart Murdoch
Performed by Neil Hannon, Catherine Ireton (film version) and Emily Browning (soundtrack version)
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Surprisingly great movie
5 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

I really loved this movie. The acting was great, the musical effects were fun but not over the top, and the music itself was fantastic. It is one of the first movie soundtracks i have purchased in years. I was not a huge Belle & Sebastian fan before I saw this - full disclosure I almost saw them on Sept 11 but couldn't face a concert that night and scalped my ticket - but I think this will make me explore more of their music.

If I was 17 I would give this a 10 and see it over and over and talk about it with my friends. It really captures a lot of that late teens early 20s restlessness, relationships and friendships in a really authentic and unpredictable way.


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