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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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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

Gross USA:

$441,366

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,546,972
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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The plot has strong parallels to Flashdance (1983) and even the title song "Flashdance... What a Feeling" from that film is re-used. See more »

Soundtracks

Halcyon And On And On
Written by Paul Hartnoll (as P) & Phil Hartnoll (as P Hartnoll)
Performed by Orbital featuring Elle Fanning
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Lacks heart.
28 July 2019 | by AzanspySee all my reviews

Teen Spirit is that movie which showcases how talented the lead actor is. Elle Fanning was simply brilliant in this movie and there's no doubt that she will be a future star. But the movie is almost it. Just Elle Fanning and a very good soundtracks. The movie is cliche and there's nothing new to it than some good visuals. The characters didn't have any depth apart from Fanning's Violet. Overall, Teen Spirit is watchable for Elle Fanning and the songs.


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