This story is set in the "in-between" time of a girl's life, when she is no longer a child and not yet a woman. We open with our heroine, Maeve, putting on her new snow white bra, and ... See full summary »
I really liked this film. It brought back a lot of memories, especially going out with some eejit who you thought was cool and then to have your illusions sorely shattered.
My family thought it was boring when screened on TV but I loved the little observational gems like the posh drunk in the chip shop and the two little punks trying to score acid in the park.
I recognised a lot of the locations as places I used to hang out in my teens.All of the four girls were brilliant especially as the film progressed, they really grew into their roles, particularly the girl whose father is the taxi driver.
It is a slow moving film and nothing much really happens but the beauty of the film is in the development of the characters, their relationships and emotions and of course the detail in the costumes, hair, houses etc. Was disappointed when it finished, would have gladly spent more time in the four girls company.