The Diary of A Teenage Girl

The Diary of A Teenage Girl

DVD - 2016
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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.
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2016.
Edition: Widescreen.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 102 min.) :,sound, color ;,12 cm
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda
NTSC, rda
videodisc
digital, optical, surround, 5.1 Dolby Digital, rda

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sjmccaslin
Aug 23, 2017

Wish I read the comments before checking out. Maybe watched 10 minutes before turning it off. Disturbing language and content. Ugh.

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BriRos
May 16, 2017

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

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miaone
Jan 24, 2017

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

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HarmonyPeaceLove
Jan 12, 2017

Excellent movie but sad. Especially sad because a very young 15 year old teenage girl, Minnie, grows up fast learning the hard way about sex, drugs and what love means or doesn't mean. And she finds out she's not really able to trust anyone and feels so alone. I can really feel Her pain. Unfortunately her absent mother who is too busy being a party girl and a friend lets her immature, irresponsible boyfriend take her daughter out. And things escalate sextual and Minnie starts to feel she's in love with him. Unfortunately the boyfriend who acts more like a teen instead of an adult lets these sexual escapades continue. It's a coming of age for a young girl who learns too much too fast and had no good role models to guide her. It's an eye opener, I have a 12 yr old 👧 & 14 yr 👦. And these are important times to let them know about many issues

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Shellie1_us
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.

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etaylor494
Jul 11, 2016

Questionable quality of film-making. Content was disturbing and I found myself fast-forwarding through half the film. Graphic and inappropriate.

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Repeal_BillC_51
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.

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brookenash
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.

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ms_mustard
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.

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wiredonjava
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.

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Les_J
Mar 21, 2017

Les_J thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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