With the spectre of Aids stalking the shadows, a happy ending is a distant prospect. Written by a former stripper and dealing with the issue of schoolgirl pregnancy — every middle-class parent's nightmare — Jason Reitman's film is a witty, well-played comedy that made an overnight star of Ellen Page as the title character. The Griffiths bait their trap with sweet talk and presents, getting the girls hooked on drugs and therefore dependentthen terrorising them to make sure they obey. Some have been so psychologically manipulated by their pimps that they feel compelled to return. The Griffiths were ultimately convicted, and their own amateur footage was used as evidence against them. The students Yao talks to through Rodoko are mainly from her hometown of Beijing, but ignorance about sexual matters is widespread throughout the country. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!
Silverstone hits the laugh-lines like a maestro, her voice breaking into a kind of pitchy yodel on the rising tones of bafflement or complaint.
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By Amy Hawkins August 3,9: It's a work of fiction, but the performances are so inconspicuously natural, they don't really register as "acting" — despite the fact many of the players went on to respectable careers, including Fitzpatrick, Chloe Sevigny, Rosario Dawson and Korine himself. And not forgetting that soundtrack: Sonja Bennett as Mia. Already have an account? Later we see Lloyd get recognized for her work at a human rights awards ceremony