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The Teenage Textbook Movie (1998)

Two highschool girls try to find their true loves among the guys who are wooing them.


Philip Lim


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Credited cast:
Melody Chen ... Mui Ee
Caleb Goh Caleb Goh ... Chung Kai
Hwee Sze Lim Hwee Sze Lim ... Sissy Song
Chee Hin Chong Chee Hin Chong ... Hok Sean
Steven Lim Steven Lim ... Daniel Boon
Vivian Wang Vivian Wang ... Miss Boon
Darryl David Darryl David ... Captain Kari
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chong Chee Kin Chong Chee Kin
Lim Hwee Sze Lim Hwee Sze ... Sissy Song
Randall Tan Randall Tan ... Tom D'Cruz


Two highschool girls try to find their true loves among the guys who are wooing them.

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Comedy | Romance







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12 November 1998 (Singapore) See more »

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SGD 500,000 (estimated)
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Funny, but quite empty.
13 November 1998 | by NestleSee all my reviews

I watched The Teenage Textbook on its official opening day, and I must say that only half the cinema was full. Anyway, that's besides the point: the movie is quite funny, and the actors are so-so, but the casting isn't good. From the book, I always envisioned Kok Sean as a tall person with a very spoilt-rich-kid kinda look, but he is cast as a short guy, and Mui Ee is quite ugly. Speaking about the book, the movie won't make much sense to you if you don't read it. It moves much quicker and you won't really *really* understand what's going on if you've never read the book before. They also left out some stuff from the book, but it's understandable that a movie version would have to do that. However, this fast-movingness is quite bad because it doesn't really emphasise the feelings of the characters well. Besides that, the movie is quite funny, but not very substantial.

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