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My Life as a Dead Girl (2015)

A teenager assumes her murdered friend's identity and takes shelter with the girl's estranged family, but her vengeful pimp threatens her new life.

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Adam Meyer (story by), David DeCrane (story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cassandra Scerbo ... Brittany
Keegan Connor Tracy ... Kim
Kirsten Zien ... Chelsea (as Kirsten Prout)
Kyra Zagorsky ... Detective Whalen
Chad Rook ... Jackson
Adam DiMarco ... Zach
Ken Tremblett ... Donnie
Genevieve Buechner ... Shannon
Louriza Tronco ... Kayla
Jenna Berman ... Mackenzie
Fulvio Cecere ... Captain Thomas
Chris Shields ... Mr. Phelps
Tariq Leslie Tariq Leslie ... Pauley
Nathan Dashwood ... Motel Clerk
Jessica Storm Smith Jessica Storm Smith ... Waitress Brittany
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Storyline

When runaway teenager Chelsea is mistakenly killed by her friend Brittany's pimp, Brittany gets scared and takes up her friend's identity and she returns to what remains of the family Chelsea left years ago. Brittany's doing her best to get by under her assumed identity, until the truth begins to emerge and the vengeful pimp shows up. Written by Reel One Entertainment

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A runaway returns to restart her life, but she's hiding something.

Genres:

Crime | Fantasy | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14

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Quotes

Brittany: [driving up to driveway in car, Zach driving] Well, thank you for helping me study. And for the ride.
Zach: You are very welcome. Same time, same place tomorrow?
Brittany: Sure. Bye.
Zach: [with a smile] Bye.
[Brittany gets out and Zach looks at the house]
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Love Is Here to Stay
Performed by Casey Shea
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Heartwarming and inspirational
24 September 2019 | by Ed-ShullivanSee all my reviews

This made for TV movie is so much better than most of the so called Hollywood produced grade 1 films that have made it to the big screen. The lead actress Cassandra Scerbo, who plays Brittany a reformed streetwalker who witnesses her pimp murder her girlfriend decides to hide from the murdering pimp by assuming her dead friends identity. Cassandra Scerbo is a natural and she plays both parts to perfection as the streetwalker in hiding, as well as the long lost niece of the couple that takes her in under her assumed identity with many secrets.

As Brittany struggles living a big lie whilst her assumed Aunt and Uncle have no idea she is faking their (dead) real niece's identity, Brittany is showered with the love of family for the first time, and she also has a smart high school boy named Zach show great interest in getting to know the "real" Brittany better.

Meanwhile Brittany's former pimp knows he has to find her and shut her up forever as she witnessed him murder the real Chelsea. The acting in this made for TV was superb and the ending is heartwarming and sure to provide much needed encouragement to any young girls who are struggling on the streets alone.

Kudos for a well done dramatic film. I give it a 7 out of 10 rating.


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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Doble identidad See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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