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Teen Spirit (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music | 19 April 2019 (USA)
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Violet is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Driven by a pop-fueled soundtrack, Teen Spirit is a visceral and stylish spin on the Cinderella story.

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Max Minghella

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Max Minghella
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elle Fanning ... Violet
Agnieszka Grochowska ... Marla
Archie Madekwe ... Luke
Zlatko Buric ... Vlad
Millie Brady ... Anastasia
Vivian Oparah ... Kelli
Ria Zmitrowicz ... Hayley
Olive Gray ... Lisa
Andrew Ellis Andrew Ellis ... Roger
Charlie Mayhew Charlie Mayhew ... Choreographer
Marius De Vries ... Marcus
Elizabeth Berrington ... Lorene
Noof McEwan ... Bar Manager
John Locke ... Gary the Bartender
George Jovanovic ... Receptionist
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Storyline

Violet is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Driven by a pop-fueled soundtrack, Teen Spirit is a visceral and stylish spin on the Cinderella story.

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Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some suggestive content, and for teen drinking and smoking | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Teen Spirit See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$43,620, 14 April 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$441,366, 25 April 2019
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The film premiered at TIFF in Toronto in September 2018. See more »

Soundtracks

I Was A Fool
Written by Sara Quin, Tegan Quin
Performed by Elle Fanning
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pretty good
22 April 2019 | by casey-91047See all my reviews

So Teen Spirit was a pretty good movie, it's biggest issue is that it has a very predictable plot if i told you the basic plot summary (a teenage girl in a small town enters a singing competition) you could guess exactly where it goes. The other problem I have is that all the characters are very 1 dimensional and don't have a lot to them even though all the actors did a pretty good job. However on a technical level teen spirit is very well made. Despite my gripes the excellent sound editing and mixing makes it worth seeing in a theater if you don't have a nice sound system at home. The songs in the movie are also great, despite being cover songs they are very well performed and the scenes they are in are very well shot.


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