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The Incredibly True Adventures of Two Girls in Love
This warm romantic comedy by newcomer Maria Maggenti is a gay coming-of-age story framed by Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. Randy (Laurel Hillman) is a stoner, lesbian teenager who happens to be failing math and dating a married woman. One day, fellow student Evie (Nicole Parker) drives up to Randy's gas station in a Range Rover and flips her world upside down. Evie is privileged and popular. Randy is poor, impulsive, and according to the other students, a freak. Opposites attract when the two girls kick off their friendship in detention. The flirtation blossoms after Evie introduces tomboyish Randy to the joys of Whitman and opera. Randy returns the favor by acquainting the sheltered Evie with the problems and delights of mature, taboo love. There is a beautiful scene where the two consummate their courtship on Evie's birthday while Mom is out of town. The true test of their relationship occurs during the hilarious climax when angry families and friends chase the troubled girls into hiding. --Margaret Griffis --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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One aspect of the film that I didn't like was the relative ease of their feelings. Most young teens in this society would have a much greater internal battle about the fact that they had feelings for someone of the same sex, and little of that was portrayed. They seemed to move through their actions with relative ease. However, overall I felt that most of their feelings and actions were done very well.
The history of the film, and also some of the technical aspects are very worth mentioning. The film was shot in a record 21 days, and none of the actors or crew members were paid. All of the locations were homes, donated for free by gay men. Also, the crew was for the most part female, which adds an interesting spin to how you look at the film. It is an independent film, and that freedom shows through on the technical aspects.Read more ›
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This was a great movie! I am 20 years old and when I first saw this I was 16. This movie was everything I was feeling at the time. Im a butch lesbian also. Read morePublished on Jan. 8 2004
Why on Earth a Homophobic person would watch this movie is beyond my understanding. This is a truly lovely story about, of course, Love, growth, decisions, insecurities and self... Read morePublished on July 30 2003 by N. S. Mills
Oh, Me Me!!, The best video of 2003! It reminded me of my last relationship. In fact, it was SOOOO close....It.. took my breath away!I laughed, cried, etc.. Read morePublished on June 8 2003
What I can I say? I loved it. I thought it showed the true emotions of first love. It was soft, funny, and moving, and I would recommend this movie for anyone regardless if you... Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2003
Extremely well done movie. Whether you are gay or not this movie will move you if you have any blood moving through your body. Read morePublished on Jan. 23 2003
Lots of fun and a good deal of truth in this movie. as I remember the girl gets the girl in the end.(not sure)Published on Oct. 16 2002 by Janice Hamilton
This has got to be one of the worst movies that I have ever had the misfortune of watching. I would not reccomend this completely unbelievable and plot-lacking movie for anybody. Read morePublished on Feb. 10 2002