R | | Biography, Drama, Romance
A young woman struggles with depression during her first year at Harvard.
Filmed in 2000, Miramax films planned on releasing the film in late 2001, but shelved it indefinitely in the US. A number of reasons were given for the delay, from the unlikeable nature of the central heroine to writer Elizabeth Wurtzel's offensive comments about 9/... ...
We'll be like this beautiful literary freaks. Being brilliant, and dark. Sexy.
Elizabeth: Trouble is, I'm deadly serious.
When Elizabeth is clearing the table near the end of the film, she clears away the plates of her mother and grandmother twice.
During the opening credits, the close-up shots of the letters Elizabeth is typing form the sentence, "I hate myself and I want to die."
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