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Miss Stevens (2016)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 20 September 2016 (USA)
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A heart-broken teacher chaperones a group of high schoolers to a state drama competition.


Julia Hart
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lily Rabe ... Miss Stevens
Timothée Chalamet ... Billy
Lili Reinhart ... Margot
Anthony Quintal ... Sam
Oscar Nuñez ... Principal Alvarez
Rob Huebel ... Walter
Larry Bam Hall ... Stage Manager
Noah Gray-Cabey ... Other Student (as Noah Gray)
Jammie Patton ... Miss Conway
Mike Holley ... AAA Guy
Tracey Wigfield ... Front Desk Lady (as Tracey L. Wigfield)
Nikhil Pai ... Waiter
Tamir Yardenne ... George
Kristin Slaysman ... Head Female Judge
Temple Dean Temple Dean ... Male Judge


When Miss Stevens chaperones three of her students - Billy, Margot and Sam - on a weekend trip to a drama competition, she discovers that coming of age stories aren't just for teenagers. Exploring the fine line between being a grown up and being a kid, MISS STEVENS looks at the moment you realize maybe you're the responsible adult in the room, and what comes after you find out you're not who you thought you'd be. Written by Anonymous

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Everybody needs a chaperone


Comedy | Drama


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Ellen Page was originally attached to the project to direct, and if she were to direct the film, it would have been her directoral debut. See more »


In the end credits, Tennessee Williams's first name is misspelled. See more »


Billy: Margot is convinced you're a lesbian.
Miss Stevens: Excuse me.
Billy: Sorry. That... wasn't appropriate.
Billy: But you're... you're not, right?
Miss Stevens: That is also inappropriate.
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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »


Infinite Sunshine
Written by Grant Wheeler, Angelica Bess & Matthew Young
Performed by Body Language
Courtesy of Om Records
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17 May 2020 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

High school teacher Rachel Stevens (Lily Rabe) chaperones three of her students to a drama competition on a weekend road trip. Margot Jensen (Lili Reinhart) is the organizer. Sam (Anthony Quintal) is the gay one. Billy Mitman (Timothée Chalamet) is the troubled student. While at the convention, Miss Stevens has a fling with a married teacher and the kids have various emotional dramas.

When the kids say that they didn't know her, the movie seems set up to be a quirky sincere road trip. The ticking clock would be making it in time to the competition. The four characters needed to stay together for as long as possible. I wanted Little Miss Sunshine. This has all the scenes but the problem is that the characters aren't forced to stay together. Once they scatter, the intensity of their journey fades a little. Chalamet and Rabe have some great scenes together. Reinhart almost has a great scene with her. Quintal basically disappears. This could be better. In addition, I do have a minor question about the test. Why is Miss Stevens so far away? It probably has something to do with that first question but it doesn't make sense that the teacher isn't the one administering the test.

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Release Date:

20 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Santa Monica, California, USA See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,451, 18 September 2016

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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