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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

Writer:

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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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

Gross USA:

$441,366
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This is the directorial debut of Max Minghella. See more »

Soundtracks

Lean On (feat. DJ Snake)
Written by DJ Snake (as William Grigachine), Steve Guess, Jr. Blender (as Phillip Meckseper), Diplo (as Thomas Pentz)
Performed by Major Lazer
Courtesy of Mad Decent
By Arrangement with Hidden Track Music
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Screenwriting at its worst!
3 May 2019 | by PanosKouSee all my reviews

This movie had so much potential, but the screenwriter did a rushed and awful job. So many side stories on the movie could have been expanded in order to make it rich for our thirsty eyes. The end was so abrupt that made me think that they finished it in a hurry because they were running out of budget. I recommend seeing it but without high expectations, or else you will be disappointed.


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