Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Director/Writer:Susan Skoog
Directors of Photography:Michael F. Barrow and Michael Mayers
Editor:Sandy Guthrie
Music:Walter Salas-Humara
Production Designer:Dina Goldman
Producers:Ellin Baumel, Kevin Segalla, Susan Skoog and Michelle Yahn
Sony Pictures Classics; R; 98 minutes
Cast:Liza Weil, Chad Morgan, Kathryn Rossetter, Frederic Forrest, Gary Wolf, Dan Montano and John G. Connolly

Skoog challenges John Hughes' comic vision of the suburban teenage angst with this grimy account of two girls' (Weil and Morgan) growing pains in a New Jersey shore town. The unlikely pair of friends are united by their experiences with drugs, alcohol, cruel parents and unhappy sex. Whatever starts off as a ferocious look at adolescence but ends up dissolving into melodrama.

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