God Help the Girl

God Help the Girl
God Help the Girl

Year

2014

Duration

107 minutes

Genres

Drama, Musicals, Romance

Language

English

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Synopsis

Stuart Murdoch of Scottish indie band Belle and Sebastian turns director with this brightly coloured, whimsical pop musical set in Glasgow, about a girl just out of hospital for depression and an eating disorder who escapes into music to calm her mind. She forms a band with James, the shy musician she meets at a gig, who instantly develops a huge crush on her, and Cassie, the sheltered, wealthy girl who is inspired by the new ideas and energy they bring into her life. The summer adventures of the trio form a touching, bittersweet coming-of-age movie that captures the uncertainties of adolescence beautifully.

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15 Classification

Contains strong language and sex references. The film also contains an implied prescription drug overdose, oblique references to mental illness and some mild violence.

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