On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.
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Former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton said that he, along with several other former England players, declined an invitation to attend the movie's UK premiere because they were playing darts. See more »
Brilliant archival footage used to help tell this story, I think Kapadia scores another goal with his 3rd documentary. It is difficult to watch such a talent fall the way he did, but I believe this film helps to showcase some of the reasoning for it - the claustrophobic and trapped life he had to lead because of his immense talent being one of these. I agree with a previous review wishing Diego to have been more involved, it would have been good to have more commentary from the legend himself.
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