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All I Wanna Do

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All I Wanna Do

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
94 minutes
performer:
Kirsten Dunst, Lynn Redgrave, Rachael Leigh Cook, Gaby Hoffmann, Monica Keena, Heather Matarazzo
director:
Sarah Kernochan
distributor:
Redeemable Features
author:
Sarah Kernochan
genre:
Historical, Drama

We gave it a C+

A proto-feminist mishmash of Dead Poets Society, The Facts of Life, and Taps, the trifling coming-of-age comedy All I Wanna Do takes girl power back to the ’60s. Five willful prep-school friends vow to break free from societal constraints while grappling with self-esteem issues, growing up, and the decision to make their campus coed. The cresting Gen-Y cast (including Rachael Leigh Cook and Heather Matarazzo) aptly convey timeless teen struggles, but they never convincingly fit into the era. C+

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