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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Evan Rachel Wood
David Wagner
Adi Schnall

Ron Livingston
James Woods
Jane Krakowski
Directors
Marcos Siega
Screenwriters
Skander Halim
Running Time
110 minutes

Pretty Persuasion
A scheming minx wreaks havoc in high-school America.


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Pretty Persuasion

Plot
Kimberley Joyce (Wood) is a scarily smart, even more scarily sexy 15 year-old schoolgirl who’s greatest ambition in life is to become a famous actress. And she’ll do anything to bathe in the limelight — even if it means ruining her teacher (Livingstone) through false accusations of sexual abuse.


Verdict
A teenie To Die For whose flaws are superceded by a complex, compelling turn from Evan Rachel Wood.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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