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Princess Cyd (2017)

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Eager to escape life with her depressive single father, 16-year-old athlete Cyd Loughlin visits her novelist aunt in Chicago over the summer. While there, she falls for a girl in the ... See full summary »

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Stephen Cone

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Stephen Cone
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marika Mashburn Marika Mashburn ... 911 Operator (voice)
Jessie Pinnick ... Cyd Loughlin
Paul Fagen Paul Fagen ... Soccer Coach
Rebecca Spence ... Miranda Ruth
Meighan Gerachis ... Literary Festival Moderator
Dane Loperena Dane Loperena ... Josh
Keith Kupferer ... Cyd's Dad
James Vincent Meredith ... Anthony James
Mitchell Fain Mitchell Fain ... Coffee Shop Manager
Malic White Malic White ... Katie Sauter
Jessica Ervin Jessica Ervin ... Waitress
Leslie Neilan ... Adoring Fan
Spencer Neilan Spencer Neilan ... Adoring Fan's Son
Bryan Bosque Bryan Bosque ... Barista
Max Fabian Max Fabian ... Jimmy Sauter
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Eager to escape life with her depressive single father, 16-year-old athlete Cyd Loughlin visits her novelist aunt in Chicago over the summer. While there, she falls for a girl in the neighborhood, even as she and her aunt gently challenge each other in the realms of sex and spirit.

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prinzessin Cyd See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sunroom Pictures See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

At 7:50, when Miranda and Cyd are talking in the balcony about college, Miranda's lips don't move as much the audio is heard. See more »

Quotes

Miranda Ruth: Let's just... respect each others' selves... I need to stop talking.
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A Wonderful Surprise
22 February 2018 | by Moviegoer19See all my reviews

As other reviewers have said, I approached watching this film with low expectations, i.e., as one of Netflix's films that don't necessarily measure up, but boy was I wrong! Princess Cyd is one of the better films I've seen recently. I think what makes it so good is that the potential is there for it to fall into predictable, cliched material, and yet it doesn't. Rather, it is a beautifully acted and written script in which the two main characters enjoy and respect each other. The character of Aunt Miranda is so likable and admirable that she sets the standard for the whole film. We watch as she and her young niece spend time together during a summer, getting to know each other as well as themselves. I loved how not only did Cyd learn from her aunt, but her aunt learned from her, too. The film overall has a peaceful, though not boring, feeling, with many likable characters.


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