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A troubled teenage girl and an unhappily married man meet in secret. They both have something to escape from. Now they need to find out if there is somewhere to escape to. And whether they have what it takes to make the leap.
Can't Cope, Won't Cope is a darkly comic drama detailing the unravelling of a friendship between two co-dependent young women as the hangover wears off and their lives and priorities begin to radically diverge.
A journey into the minds and hearts of a group of idealists and careerists as they take their separate paths in life. They believe they are the best of friends, yet they are alone and in a state of exile.
3 of 10. Outside of showing everyone how to market a tedious teen drama, something only of interest to producers and film ad agencies, there's little outside of the soundtrack and cinematography to make this worth the time. Maybe it could work as a music video where the writer/director isn't expected to do anything beyond providing some eye-candy to go with the music.
Story: Irish teens break into some rich house where the owners seem to be on an extended vacation. At this point comes a lame attempt to do an updated Kids (1995) in Ireland. There's an attempt to put too much drama into everything but it all reduces to teen peer games without any insight. As a potential lesson to parents and a film for parents to watch, it might work. For everyone else, this version of watching naughty children playing with the toys of the rich is neither new nor significant.
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