• Released
  • September 12, 1999
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • Comedy
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Village Voice

By Amy Taubin
A tender and hilarious vision of female adolescence.
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The New York Times

By Dana Stevens
A freshness and intensity that recall the television series "My So-Called Life."
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Balaban's superb performance blends with Moyle's mostly understated directing to produce an uneven but sometimes enchanting comedy-drama.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Balaban and Nairn are radiant, with none of the mannerisms that so often make Hollywood actresses look like Stepford teens.
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New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
Under the direction of Allan Moyle ("Pump up the Volume"), Nairn, McCarthy and Balaban give confident, believable performances but overacting plagues the rest of the cast.
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72 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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