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Gretchen (2006)

| Comedy | 2006 (USA)
Gretchen has bigger problems than abysmal fashion sense: She's 17, painfully awkward and stuck in the most unforgiving place on earth - high school. When her obsession with school bad boy ... See full summary »

Director:

Steve Collins

Writer:

Steve Collins
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Courtney Davis Courtney Davis ... Gretchen Finkle
John Merriman ... Ricky Marichino
Macon Blair ... Nick Rangoon
Becky Ann Baker ... Lori Finkle
Stephen Root ... Herb
Yasmine Kittles Yasmine Kittles ... Marla Auschussler
Gina Pollard Gina Pollard ... Candy
Carlos Treviño Carlos Treviño ... Rich (as Carlos Trevino)
John Wesley Coleman John Wesley Coleman ... Mark
Melba Martinez Melba Martinez ... Miss Rhoinos
Joseph Cheatham ... Jeep
Carolyn Merriman Carolyn Merriman ... Shelly
Caroline Mithoff Caroline Mithoff ... Margot
Peyton Hayslip ... Miss Jennings
Mikala Gibson ... Marla's Trashy Friend
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Gretchen has bigger problems than abysmal fashion sense: She's 17, painfully awkward and stuck in the most unforgiving place on earth - high school. When her obsession with school bad boy Ricky gets out of hand, her mother sends her to an emotional treatment center to recover. She has to travel elsewhere, however, to truly begin to understand why she fixates on the wrong kind of guy. Written by Anonymous

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The mysterious caller tells Gretchen to meet her at the racetrack at dawn. Yet in the very next scene when Gretchen arrives at the racetrack at presumably the appointed hour, it is clearly mid-day as indicated by the bright sunlight and shadows directly underneath Gretchen and her car. See more »

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Pure As Snow
Performed by Courtney Davis
Written by Matthew Kinsey, Michael Crow
Published by Chicken Bristle Tune Concern, Name In The Snow
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Awesome
23 March 2009 | by mherrera00See all my reviews

I often scan the Sundance Channel for films that catch my eye and I thought I would give this movie a try and I was mesmerized from the very first minute! I loved this quirky movie about a sweet, socially awkward girl who falls in love with the bad boys. I loved her mother's soft and loving approach toward her. She was such a pure, innocent darling who wanted to fit in somewhere and who longed for the love she missed out on by not having a dad. I loved her tenacity, especially upon meeting her dad and it turns out she and her dad are so much alike, too! Adorable film, I couldn't take my eyes off it and I loved every minute of it!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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