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Chalet Girl (2011)

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Former skateboard champion Kim wants to make more money after her mother's tragic death. She joins the elite posh servicing company, which sends her off to Austria.

Director:

Phil Traill

Writer:

Tom Williams (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miquita Oliver Miquita Oliver ... T4 Presenter
Rick Edwards Rick Edwards ... T4 Presenter
Felicity Jones ... Kim
Bill Bailey ... Bill
Rebecca Lacey ... Thea
Chandra Ruegg Chandra Ruegg ... Trace
Tom Goodman-Hill ... Les
Angela Curran Angela Curran ... Interviewer 1
Jessica Hynes ... Interviewer 2
Charlie Tebbetts Charlie Tebbetts ... Kid
Jo Martin ... Lexi
Tamsin Egerton ... Georgie
Georgia King ... Jules
Mario Netzer Mario Netzer ... Yodeller
Gregor Bloéb Gregor Bloéb ... Bernhardt
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Storyline

Pretty tomboy Kim Matthews, 19, used to be a champion skateboarder - but now she's stuck in a dead end job trying to support her Dad. Opportunity comes knocking in the form of a catering job in the one of the most exclusive chalets in the Alps. At first, Kim's baffled by this bizarre new world of posh people, champagne and skiing - but then she discovers snowboarding, and the chance to win some much-needed prize money at the big end-of-season competition. But before she can become a champion again, Kim's going to have to dig deep to overcome her fears. Hard enough, without the complicating factor of Jonny, her handsome - though spoken for - boss... Written by Official site

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

How to marry a billionaire.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Germany | Austria

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

14 October 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Menina do Chalé See more »

Filming Locations:

Kaunertal, Tirol, Austria See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£677,716 (United Kingdom), 20 March 2011, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$192, 16 October 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,201, 23 October 2011
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Felicity Jones' character wardrobe includes "Shocker" park gloves by POW - the pink and brown coloured fingers are representative of the sexual act of the same name. See more »

Goofs

Mikki says that he enters the snowboard competition every year but the competition is sponsored by Roxy. This is the female side of Quiksilver and as such their comps are only for female competitors, making it impossible for him to enter. See more »

Quotes

Georgie: Three golden rules of chalet girling. One, no friends up in the chalet. Two, you can party all you like as long as breakfast is on the table at eight. You're asleep, you pack your bags.
Kim: Friends, breakfast - check.
Georgie: Three, no sleeping with the clients. Unless they're fit. Or minted. Or hitting on you.
Kim: Basically there's only two rules.
Georgie: Basically, yeah.
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Connections

Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 24 February 2011 (2011) See more »

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Do You Want it All?
Performed by Two Door Cinema Club
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Fun loving simple sports romance
8 May 2012 | by Saad KhanSee all my reviews

Chalet Girl – CATCH IT (B) Chalet girl is a story about a former skateboard champion who after a tragic death of her mother living a life in anonymity. To make more money she joins the elite posh servicing company which sends her off to Austria. The movie is really light and fun loving. There are no hardcore dramatic scenes, and in the backdrop of snowboarding we see a love story of a normal girl falling for rich guy. Felicity Jones did a fine job playing tomboy girl falling for British lad Ed Westwick. Ed Westwick, the infamous Chuck Bass from Gossip Girl was impressive, losing all that aggressive American tone. Tamsin Edgerton, Georgia King and German Lad Ken Duken have some really fun moments in the movie. Brooke Shields, Sophia Bush, Nicholas Braun and Bill Nighy are good in their respective parts. Overall, it's an enjoyable British movie for sports and romance fans.


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