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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 6 August 2008 (USA)
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Four college freshmen and best friends find that it may take more than a shared pair of jeans to help them stay in touch as their lives go in different directions.

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Sanaa Hamri

Writers:

Elizabeth Chandler (screenplay), Ann Brashares (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amber Tamblyn ... Tibby Tomko-Rollins
Alexis Bledel ... Lena Kaligaris
America Ferrera ... Carmen Lowell
Blake Lively ... Bridget Vreeland
Rachel Nichols ... Julia
Tom Wisdom ... Ian
Rachel Ticotin ... Carmen's Mom
Leonardo Nam ... Brian McBrian
Michael Rady ... Kostos
Shohreh Aghdashloo ... Professor Nasrin Mehani
Blythe Danner ... Greta
Jesse Williams ... Leo
Lucy Hale ... Effie (as Lucy Kate Hale)
Maria Konstadarou Maria Konstadarou ... Yia Yia
Ernie Lively ... Bridget's Father
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Carmen Lowell is working on the backstage of a play at Yale. When the lead actress, her friend Julia, invites her to Vermont with her to work on a play with a professional cast, she decides to stay with her friends and her pregnant mother. However, she changes her mind after she finds that her friends will all leave for the summer: Lena Kaligaris will travel to a drawing course, Bridget Vreeland, who is in an existential crisis, missing her mother, will travel to an archaeological dig in Turkey, and Tibby Tomko-Rollins is working in a rental and still editing her documentary. Carmen grows a crush on the lead actor Ian, who convinces her to participate in an audition, and she is then invited by the director Bill Kerr to perform the lead female role. Later she finds the truth about the friendship of Julia. The broken-hearted Lena finds that Kostas has just married, and she dates the model of her drawing class. Bridget finds letters addressed to her from her grandmother that her father ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Some friends just fit together.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for mature material and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Greek

Release Date:

6 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Quatre filles et un jean 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,678,430, 10 August 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$44,087,387, 9 November 2008
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Bridget's college, Brown University, and Lena's college, Rhode Island School of Design, are on the same street in Providence, Rhode Island. The schools are right next to each other. See more »

Goofs

When Bridget finds the letters from Greta in her dad's basement that her father had hidden from her, there is no USPS cancellation stamp printed over any of the postage stamps. This would indicate the letters were intercepted before they were mailed. Since Greta lives in Alabama, this doesn't seem possible. See more »

Quotes

Kostos: We are no good at not loving each other...
Lena: I tried. I tried, but I couldn't.
Kostos: I tried too...
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Frangosiriani
Traditional
Performed by Takis Elenis
Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
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Their Friendship Is More than a Magic Pair of Jeans
21 December 2008 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Carmen Lowell (America Ferrera) is working on the backstage of a play in Yale. When the lead actress and friend Julia (Rachel Nichols) invites her to travel to Vermont with her to work in a play with professional cast, she decides to stay with her friends and her pregnant mother. However she finds that Lena Kaligaris (Alexis Bledel) will travel to a course of drawing. Bridget Vreeland (Blake Lively) is in existential crisis missing her mother and decides to travel to an archaeological dig in Turkey. Tibby Tomko-Rollins (Amber Tamblyn) is working in a rental and still editing her documentary. Therefore, Carmen accepts the invitation and travels to Vermont. She has a crush on the lead actor Ian (Tom Wisdom), who convinces her to participate in an audition, and is invited by the director Bill Kerr (Kyle MacLachlan) to perform the lead female role. Later she finds the truth about the friendship of Julia. The broken-hearted Lena finds that Kostas (Michael Rady) has married and she dates the model of her class. Bridget finds letters addressed to her from her grandmother that her father has hidden and she decides to visit her grandma, disclosing a secret about her mother. Tibby makes love with her boy-friend Brian McBrian (Leonardo Nam) but they have problems with the condom and she gets scared of a possible pregnancy. In the end, the girlfriends discover that their friendship is real and more than a pair of jeans.

I have watched this sequel during a flight without watching "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" and I liked the story in spite of not being familiarized with the characters. The story about friendship and discoveries is a sort of teen version of "Sex and the City", with four young women that belong to different ethnic groups and backgrounds, but have also a solid friendship that help each other in the bad moments and celebrate together the good ones. The four subplots entwined by an apparently magic pair of jeans are good, but Carmen's one is certainly the more engaging. My vote is seven.

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