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Wendy and her friends avoid the heartless world of random hookups and friends-with-benefits by spending all their time together. When she meets Sean, Wendy is torn between her genuine... See more »

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Wendy
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Sean
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Billie
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Nathan
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Ann (as Julia Garro)
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Helen
Edward Tournier ...
Jonah
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Robert
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Price
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Ryan
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Bill
Gloria Crist ...
Abby
Elizabeth Nolan ...
Allyson
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Philosophy Teacher
Shane McAvoy ...
Philosophy Student
Vanessa Bissanti ...
Tiny Skirt Girl #1
Gabby Sherba ...
Tiny Skirt Girl #2
Jodi Katz ...
Make-Out Girl
Kellen Dorsch ...
Make-Out Guy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jason Anthony ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Ellen Becker-Gray ...
Neighborhood Woman (uncredited)
Kaitlyn Bouchard ...
Student (uncredited)
Domenic Fuggetta ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Rob W. Gray ...
Postman (uncredited)
Amy B. Hill ...
High School Senior (uncredited)
Jared Melei ...
House Party Bartender (uncredited)
Michael Satterwhite ...
Poker Player (uncredited)
Rehana Vaidya ...
Spin The Bottle-Girl (uncredited)
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Student (uncredited)
Matt Zuena ...
Kid at Party (uncredited)

Directed by

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Beth Schacter

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Beth Schacter ... (written by)

Produced by

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Freddy De Mann ... executive producer
Pilar DeMann ... producer
Jeff Katz ... executive producer
Alwyn Kushner ... producer
Donald Kushner ... executive producer
Beth Nathanson ... executive producer
Brad Wyman ... producer

Music by

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Craig DeLeon ... (as Craig Deleon)

Cinematography by

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Harlan Bosmajian

Film Editing by

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Benjamin Meyer

Editorial Department

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Phil Mason ... finishing editor
Jay Trautman ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Deanna Brigidi

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Gabrael Wilson

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Michelle Schluter-Ford ... (as Michelle Schluter)

Costume Design by

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Virginia Johnson

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Melissa Ferreira ... makeup artist
Alyson Granaderos ... makeup department head
Tamami Ito ... key hair stylist
Emmie Parker ... hair stylist
Sherryn Smith ... second makeup artist

Production Management

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Tara L. Craig ... unit production manager
Meriwether Tull ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jolian Blevins ... second assistant director
Christiaan Enthoven ... second second assistant director
Shawn Rice ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Audra Avery ... on-set dresser
Guy L. Bermel ... set dresser
Mark Brinker ... graphic designer
Chris Haines ... set dresser
Emily Hoge ... set dresser
Vanessa Knoll ... property master
Laura Mernoff ... set painter
Casey Van Maanen ... leadman

Sound Department

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Brian Courchine ... boom operator
Jeff Gerber ... sound mixer
Andy Hay ... re-recording mixer
Markus Innocenti ... adr supervisor
Dan Izen ... boom operator
Jackie Johnson ... dialogue editor / sound editor
Francisco Koch ... adr mixer
Lucien Palmer ... sound effects editor
Jesse Pomeroy ... supervising sound editor
Paul Stanley ... supervising sound editor
Eric Thomas ... sound mixer

Camera and Electrical Department

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John Anctil ... lighting technician
Beth Anderson ... assistant camera
Nathan Beaman ... key rigging grip
Jessica Bennett ... dolly grip / key grip
Robert Bullard ... first assistant camera
Steven Capitano Calitri ... gaffer (as Steve Calitri)
Geoff Eads ... rigging gaffer
Josh Friz ... second assistant camera
Ed Lalli ... grip electric
Andre Lascaris ... camera operator
James McCusker ... best boy electric
Matthew Mendelson ... best boy grip
Zac Miller ... electrician
Jeremy Rodriguez ... best boy grip
Adam Sax ... camera production assistant
Simon Shen ... generator operator
John Shim ... grip
Aaron Tyburski ... electrician
Greg Wimer ... first assistant camera
Ian Woolston-Smith ... Steadicam operator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Michael Burke ... on-set costumer (as Mike Burke)
Elizabeth Clifford ... wardrobe supervisor
Clinton E. O'Dell ... wardrobe shopper

Location Management

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David H. Angell ... location assistant
Roger Mulcahy Jr. ... location assistant
Samuel Skeen ... location assistant (as Alexander Skeen)
Julie Snyder ... location manager

Music Department

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P.J. Bloom ... music supervisor
Heather Guibert ... music assistant
Brett Hinton ... music editor
Jackie Johnson ... music editor

Other crew

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Adam Abelson ... production assistant
Lisa Arnone ... script supervisor
Cassandra Barbour ... rights and clearances
Constance Beck ... production assistant
Pamela Chizema ... key accountant
Joe Deingenis ... key craft service
Stacey Eisenberg ... production office intern
T.J. Federico ... set production assistant
Mike Fitzgerald ... production assistant
Vanessa Gutin ... production secretary
Drew Holt ... key set production assistant
Andrea Kelley ... adr loop group
Spencer Kushner ... production assistant
Joseph Lavallee ... production assistant
Matt Maguire ... accounting clerk
Sara Manners ... production assistant: first team
Shane McAvoy ... assistant: B. Wyman, P. DeMann and A. Kushner
Allison Mella Strina ... business and legal affairs (as Allison J. Mella)
Timothy Mendonça ... stand-in (as Timothy Mendonca)
Joshua Ravetch ... production resources
Kyle Regan ... assistant: B. Schacter
Amy Loeber Rotonda ... production office coordinator (as Amy Loeber)
Chuck Rudolph ... production assistant
Ben Schneider ... office production assistant: intern
Laura Sevier ... rights and clearances
Rachel J. Smith ... office assistant
Cedric Vara ... production assistant
Laura Verardo-Goodrich ... assistant to key set production assistant
Daniel Jonathan Weisinger ... production accountant
Kevin Young ... production secretary
John Pungitore ... layout board (uncredited)
Daniel Villagomez ... credits administrator (uncredited)

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Steven Feinberg ... special thanks
Neil LaBute ... thanks
Michelle Malonzo ... thanks

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Plot Summary

In a suburb populated by wealthy and liberal parents who want a bucolic life for themselves and their children, Wendy, Billie and Ann are seniors at the alternative private school; they spend all their time with fellow students Jonah, Price and Robert. The six have been friends since elementary school and their friendship has become a six-person monogamous relationship. They swap sex partners each week; their loyalty is to the group, not to one person. The six friends don't want to survive high school - they want to transcend its pettiness. Their friendships are intense, especially between Billie and Wendy. After orientation, Wendy meets Sean, a new senior who moved from Chicago; he finds out about her "inner geek" and she quickly recognizes a kindred spirit. Soon their friendship becomes romantic and Wendy is torn between her genuine affection and desire for Sean, and her commitment and belief in the group. Wendy starts to test the boundaries of her vow to her friends, and Billie realizes that she is going to have to fight to keep her best friend; which shouldn't be a problem, since each of the teens has collected a box full of mementos from their sexual experience. If Wendy tries to leave, Billie can destroy her reputation and relationship in a heartbeat. While Wendy is trying to decide between Sean and her friends, Wendy's younger brother Nathan meets Sean's mother, Helen who is waiting a long three weeks to start a new job. Nathan develops a huge crush on her, and uses his considerable cooking skills to try and woo her. When Billie realizes that Wendy really might leave, she tests her - pushing Wendy to publicly ridicule Ryan, a girl who left the group last year along with her boyfriend, Aaron. Sean witnesses the brutal scene, where Ryan's past is used against her. Wendy is devastated that she allowed herself to be pushed around by Billie. Then Wendy spends another Saturday night with the group and she is unable to "cheat" on Sean; her hesitation is all that Billie needs to accuse her best friend. After the girls fight, Wendy takes out her frustration on a random couple who keep making out in front of her house. Ryan, hearing that Wendy is out of the group, tries to be friends, but Wendy doesn't like what Ryan has become - a subservient wet dishrag of a girlfriend. Sean and Wendy try to be a "normal" couple, but the group quickly tests the relationship: Billie puts the box of memorabilia in Sean's locker. Wendy claims she isn't scared, she knows that Sean loves her. Maybe so, but when he sees the photos that document a lifetime of sexual experimentation, he is fed up and offers an ultimatum - Wendy can burn the box, leave the group and be a normal girl, or they can break up. Wendy has gone from one ultimatum to another. When Wendy sees Billie being tortured for being alone by other students, she wants to comfort her friend. Billie invites Wendy back to the group; such is the depth of Billie's love for her. But Wendy makes a braver, and stronger decision - to be alone. The girls in the story - Wendy, Ryan, Billie - all must face the next chapter of their lives alone, and for the first time, at least Wendy sees the possibilities this offers.

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Also Known As
  • Havoc 2: Normal Adolescent Behavior (United States)
  • A Story of a Teenager (Europe, English title)
  • Eine ganz normale Clique (Germany)
  • Подростки как подростки (Russia)
  • Fucking Teens (Norway)
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  • 93 min
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Trivia Stephen Colletti and Hilary Burton previously worked together on One Tree Hill. (JKV) See more »
Movie Connections Follows Havoc (2005). See more »
Soundtracks 100 Mph See more »
Quotes Wendy: What kind of girl am I?
Billie: A very bad girl.
Wendy: Seriously... what kind?
Billie: ...and when she was good she was very good and when she was bad she was horrid.
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