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Molly Maxwell (2013)

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At Phoenix Progressive School, where everyone tries to outdo each other with creative self-expression, 16-year-old Molly Maxwell (Lola Tash) would rather be invisible than risk revealing ... See full summary »

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Sara St. Onge

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Sara St. Onge
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lola Tash ... Molly Maxwell
Charlie Carrick ... Ben Carter
Krista Bridges ... Marilyn Maxwell
Rob Stewart ... Evan Maxwell
Richard Clarkin ... Raymond
Brooke Palsson ... Caitlin
A.K. Shand A.K. Shand ... Gala
Nicholas Bode ... Aiden Maxwell
Lucy Gervais Lucy Gervais ... Alicia
Alex Ozerov ... Starr
Shankar Ravindram Shankar Ravindram ... Dexter
Cory Lee ... Jordan
Inessa Frantowski ... Gynecologist
Bob Kerr Bob Kerr ... Police Officer
Brendee Green ... Heidi
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At Phoenix Progressive School, where everyone tries to outdo each other with creative self-expression, 16-year-old Molly Maxwell (Lola Tash) would rather be invisible than risk revealing herself as completely ordinary. When her young, handsome, disillusioned English teacher (Charlie Carrick) enters the picture and allows her to just be herself, Molly is suddenly able to flourish. As their student-teacher bond becomes more intimate, she begins putting herself on the line in unexpected ways while pursuing what she wants. But with each awkward, beautiful step towards an impossible romance, Molly risks alienating everyone she loves. Written by Molly Maxwell

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Verliebt in Molly See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Molly Maxwell: They were just stupid pictures of my friends.
Ben Carter: Larry Wallce got famous taking pictures of his friends. Is it any worse than painting unicorns or making paper sculptures and setting them on fire? What was that class called, Art Therapy?
Molly Maxwell: I like unicorns.
Ben Carter: Who doesn't?
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Written and performed by Foxygen
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It's the same all teenagers love and sexual curiosity.
24 December 2016 | by Reno-RanganSee all my reviews

It's a little surprise film. The theme was a bit inappropriate, but there's nothing seriously offensive in the narration in the name of art and everything was explained loud and clear. Especially the way it ended seems the best one from any angle. If you are a parent, that too for a teenager, you will get it. So this is the story of the 16 year old girl Molly, who attends a progressive school. Her new undertaking is the photography which is guided by her English teacher whom she develops a crush. Since teacher-student should not involve in any kind of close relationship, their's attraction to each other will be tested. But how it will be dealt was focused on the remains.

I really kind of liked it. Though this is not the first time in a film to focus on an affair between a teacher and his student. But, how nicely and properly portrayed that issue was the highlight in this. There are no familiar faces, maybe because it is a Canadian film. It was a simple story, so no extraordinary performances, but I liked the girl in the title role. The first feature film for the director and he also wrote the screenplay. Overall a decent film, but a great indie. You should check it out if you are convinced with what I said so far. So I say go for it.

6.5/10


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