The Diary of A Teenage Girl

The Diary of A Teenage Girl

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Like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Minnie begins a complex love affair with her mother's boyfriend, the handsomest man in the world, Monroe Rutherford. What follows is a sharp, funny and provocative account of one girl's sexual and artistic awakening, without judgment.
Edition: Widescreen.
Characteristics: digital,optical,surround,5.1 Dolby Digital,rda
1 videodisc (approximately 98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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Mar 13, 2018

was not offended by the plot, but from it being a boring movie.

Nov 07, 2017

That man is awful...she's a minor AND inexperienced! I stopped watching after just the beginning...

May 16, 2017

Disturbing movie, disturbing that some find it a great movie!

Jan 24, 2017

Disgusting and creepy. Also, her fantasies seem much more of the type that adolescent guys have, not girls.

Oct 22, 2016

Watched this movie to see Alexander Skarsgard, and he was looking fabulous.The movie graphically depicts the sexual awaking of a teenage girl. Her mother is a pretty immature woman, who is raising her daughters while indulging in wild parties,drugs, drinking. The daughter begins an affair with her mother's boyfriend Monroe. Her drug use, and sexual experimenting lead her to some poor choices, flunking school, almost prostituting herself for drugs, running away from home. Good acting, realistic time period. Amazing she survived to write graphic novels.

May 18, 2016

Wow, this film really made a great ice-breaker for broaching this topic with my suddenly feral step-daughter... Heh-heh, JUST KIDDING! Seriously, Bel Powley is fantastic and fascinating in the lead role in this frank and funny satire.

Apr 25, 2016

The Diary of a Teenage Girl is one of the best films about showing what it's like to be an adolescent girl. This film was so beautifully made. Almost any female can identify with Minnie. I can watch this over and over. The story is so unique, and you are drawn right in from the start.

Apr 20, 2016

it was great to see a female coming of age story but important to remember that this story of sexual awakening takes place in the 1970's.

for a good modern day story of a girl's sexual awakening watch the Norwegian film Turn Me On, Dammit.

Apr 16, 2016

Stellar performances. This flick certainly puts the gross in engrossing. But if you know anyone, who has confused sex for love, then one might appreciate the key message; That your past does not define you, and that it is essential to value yourself more importantly, than searching for validation from sources outside yourself.

Apr 16, 2016

A coming of age/sexual awakening movie that is somewhat unusual in that it focuses on a a female protagonist. Some might be put off by a teenage girl's blooming sexuality, as well as her relationship with a much older man, who is also her mother's boyfriend. Set in 1970s San Francisco, "Diary" is more episodic than plot driving and it is somewhat meandering. Its strengths are its honest treatment of teenage sex and its fine performances, particularly by English actress Bel Powley and Kristen Wiig. Alexander Skarsgard and Christopher Meloni also star. It has some similarities with "Submarine," although it's rawer and less whimsical, and with the German film "Wetlands," although it's less graphic. Based on a graphic novel and directed/written by Marielle Heller, who is making her debut. Worth seeing.

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Mar 21, 2017

Les_J thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over


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