R | | Drama
A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.
29 September 2004 | bob the moo
Occasionally goes to extremes but is very convincing with great characters in the hands of three actresses all giving great performances
Tracy is a normal thirteen-year-old girl, dressed in bright pastels, bedroom full of soft toys and with giggly ...
Throughout the film, there is a very prominent ad that shows a woman's white face, and underneath it are the words "Truth Is Beauty". The eyes of this woman belong to lead actress Nikki Reed. Throughout the movie, as Tracy falls deeper into trouble, the face ... ...
Hit me. I'm serious, I can't feel anything, hit me! Again, do it harder! I can't feel anything, this is so awesome!
During the intervention scene at the end of the film Tracy runs into the kitchen, and a calendar is visible, showing the date as October 2003. The scene where Tracy and Evie hit each other was said to be four months after the first day of school, which means it happened in late December or early January, and their injuries aren't healed when the intervention takes place, so the two events must have occurred close together. That's also far too early for a student to be told she will fail a grade no matter what she does, which happens immediately before the intervention scene.
Hampton, who is credited as having played himself, is the dog.
English, Spanish, Portuguese
$116,260 (USA) (24 August 2003)
$4,599,680 (USA) (14 December 2003)