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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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Drama | Musical | Romance

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5 September 2014 (USA)  »

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Dziewczyny  »

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$1,850,000 (estimated)

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

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$101,542 (USA) (3 October 2014)
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NME Awards 2015 Best Film Nominee. See more »

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[first lines]
Findlay: [on the radio] You could argue even, you know, Nick Drake's mystique is a lot to do with him not being around, d'ya know what I mean? If Nick Drake was now on Chatty Man with Alan Carr talking about his new record, that mystique would be dissipated, wouldn't it?
Donovan: No, you're absolutely right, yeah, yeah, yeah.
Findlay: Age shall not wither him, you know what I mean? He's frozen at that moment.
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Act of the Apostle
Written by Stuart Murdoch
Performed by Emily Browning
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not good enough
9 August 2015 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

Eve is straggling emotionally, and her only escape is her music. Through that, she'll meet James and Cassie and the three of them will form a band. Maybe I was expecting too much from the movie, and I really can't decide wherever I liked it or not. Mixed feeling aside, the movie has some nice vibe, with songs being smartly featured when they were needed, mainly to describe Eve's feelings. The performances were great too, and that helps the film that comes to a stand steal at some point. The music acts were a little awkward as well as the dance numbers. Eve's character was as open as a book and yet, too closed up to understand her. So I think I should give God help the girl a 4 out of 10.


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