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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging
  • 2008
  • US
  • 100 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Gurinder Chadha
  • Written by: Louise Rennison (novel), Paul Mayeda Berges, Gurinder Chadha, Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi
  • Cast: Georgia Groome, Eleanor Tomlinson, Aaron Johnson, Alan Davies, Karen Taylor, Sean Bourke, Liam Hess, Kimberley Nixon, Tommy Bastow, Manjeeven Grewal, Georgia Henshaw, Stiff Dylans
  • Website: www.angusthongsmovie.com/intl/…

After the disappointing 'Bride and Prejudice', writer/director Chadha takes a step into younger territory with this adaptation of two of Louise Rennison's books. The film lacks the sharp wit of slick American comedies such as 'Clueless' and 'Mean Girls', but earns points for featuring actresses, including lead Groome, who really are the age of the characters they're playing.

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Profile - Gurinder Chadha

31 Jul 2008

Name Gurinder Chadha Born Nairobi, 1960 Background Born in Kenya but raised in England, Chadha began her career as a BBC news reporter, breaking into directing with the 1989 documentary I’m British But..., focusing on the life and culture of…

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

17 Jul 20083 stars

TEEN COMEDY (cert tbc) tbcmin After successfully tackling teenage tomboys in Bend it Like Beckham, Gurinder Chadha takes a step into younger territory with this adaptation of two of Louise Rennison’s bestselling books for girls. Looking at life…

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