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A straight-A teen explores Portland's rock scene.

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Jonathan Kahn

Writers:

Blake Nelson (novel), David E. Tolchinsky (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominique Swain ... Andrea Marr
Sean Patrick Flanery ... Todd Sparrow
Summer Phoenix ... Rebecca Fernhurst
Tara Reid ... Cybil
Selma Blair ... Darcy
Channon Roe ... Kevin
Portia de Rossi ... Carla Sparrow (as Portia Di Rossi)
Christopher Masterson ... Richard (as Christopher Kennedy Masterson)
David Moscow ... Greg
James Karen ... Dad
Rosemary Forsyth ... Mom
Jay R. Ferguson ... Parker Blackman
Katharine Towne ... Marjorie
Robert Bower Robert Bower ... Buzz Mitchell
John Philbin ... Mr. Jones
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Storyline

Andrea Marr is a bright, straight-A, mature, 18-year-old high school senior on the verge of womanhood who decides to abandon her sheltered, boring lifestyle and her bookish friend Darcy for a look into the local rock and roll scene as a groupie to local rock singer Tod Sparrow and learn more about the life of one who follows a touring band along with her new friends aspiring rock star wannabee Cybil, outgoing fellow groupie Rebecca, and music critic Kevin. Written by matt-282

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First Crush, First Lust, First Love! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality, language and some teen alcohol and drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Agito Radical See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The name Andrea Marr is wordplay on 'a dreamer.' See more »

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While Andrea is dancing during The Badheads/Thriftstore Apocalypse first song, Cybil's lips don't match up with the vocals she is supposedly singing. See more »

Quotes

Cybil: [as Andrea is lost to the world, dreaming about her crush Todd] I'm your friend, right?
Andrea: [nods dreamily] Mm.
Cybil: [scoffs] Oh man, you are over.
Andrea: [laughs] Stick a fork in me.
Cybil: Yeah, what do you think about his music?
Andrea: [passionate] Completely spiritual...!
Cybil: Congratulations. You discovered life beyond MTV.
Andrea: [smile fades, dismay] I think I'm going to be sick.
[rushing off]
Cybil: [quietly re-directing Andrea who is headed wrong way] That way.
[...]
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Stand in Line
Performed by Crooked Tom
Music and Lyrics by Ty Crook (as Wayne (Ty) Crook)
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A poor excuse for a film adaptation....
26 March 2005 | by laura-339See all my reviews

Do yourself a favor and read the book before you try to watch this movie. After watching it I felt like they tried to turn this incredible and moving work of fiction into an episode of My So-Called Life. The book this screenplay is loosely based on is so much more powerful than this bland film version. The main character was heinously miscast, she brings no depth to the role whatsoever. You end up being annoyed by her, instead of identifying with her in any meaningful way. And you never find out enough about the supporting cast to understand what's going on with them. In my opinion the entire point of the novel was completely missed. I was terribly disappointed.


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