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Gretchen
Gretchen
Actors: Courtney Davis, John Merriman, Stephen Root, Becky Ann Baker, Macon Blair
Director: Steve Collins
Genres: Comedy
UR     2009     1hr 38min

The feature debut from writer-director Steve Collins is a hilarious, compassionate look at youthful trauma, misguided affections and the discovery of self worth. Gawky and disregarded, Gretchen Finkle (Courtney Davis) is a...  more »

     
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Actors: Courtney Davis, John Merriman, Stephen Root, Becky Ann Baker, Macon Blair
Director: Steve Collins
Genres: Comedy
Sub-Genres: Comedy
Studio: Watchmaker Films
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 10/27/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/2006
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2006
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 38min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Unusual, and a Little Gem
Christopher Roberts | New York | 11/05/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I got to see this movie at a festival in New York. I didn't know what to expect, and was totally delighted by it. It's definitely an off-beat film, with stylized performances and a funky, Austin TX vibe. But when it comes down to it, the film is incredibly poignant and sweet in how it tells the story of the title character, a teen girl struggling with typical teen issues in a very untypical way. If you liked "Welcome to the Dollhouse," you will definitely like "Gretchen" though I think Gretchen herself is a much more sympathetic and appealing character, and this movie -- while just as bitterly funny as "Dollhouse" -- has a good deal more pathos and sincerity."