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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Rupert Everett
Colin Firth
Russell Brand
Caterina Murino
Jodie Whittaker
Stephen Fry
Lena Headey
Celia Imrie
Mischa Barton
Girls Aloud
Talulah Riley
Gemma Arterton
Directors
Oliver Parker
Barnaby Thompson
Screenwriters
Piers Ashworth
Nick Moorcroft
Running Time
TBC minutes

St Trinian's
They’ve been behind the bike shed all this time


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St Trinian's

Plot
No sooner is Annabelle Fritton (Riley) dumped at her aunt Camilla’s (Everett) notorious girl’s school, St Trinian’s, by her unscrupulous father Carnaby (also Everett), than financial woes and a hardline Education Minister (Firth) seem to spell the end for the institution. But the anarchic pupils aren’t going to let their beloved home go without a fight.


Verdict
The target audience - pre-teen girls - aren’t going to notice the many shortfalls behind the camera. What they’ll enjoy, regardless of quality, is some naughtiness true to the spirit of the series, Russell Brand and Girls Aloud. For the rest of us it’s tougher going with mostly Everett and Firth to see us through.


Reviewed by Sam Toy

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