The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Minnie Goetze is a 15-year-old aspiring comic-book artist, coming of age in the haze of the 1970s in San Francisco. Insatiably curious about the world around her, Minnie is a pretty typical teenage girl. Oh, except that she’s sleeping with her mother’s boyfriend.

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Film Cast:

  • Minnie Goetze: Bel Powley
  • Charlotte Worthington: Kristen Wiig
  • Monroe Rutherford: Alexander Skarsgård
  • Pascal MacCorkill: Christopher Meloni
  • Ricky Wasserman: Austin Lyon
  • Kimmie Minter: Madeleine Waters
  • Tabatha: Margarita Levieva
  • Chuck Saunders: Quinn Nagle
  • Gretel: Abby Wait
  • Burt: John Parsons
  • Andrea: Miranda Bailey
  • Michael Cocaine: Carson D. Mell
  • Arnie: Davy Clements
  • Aline Kominsky (voice): Susannah Rogers
  • Frankie: Anthony Williams
  • Cool English Teacher: Charles Lewis III
  • Old Hippie: David Fine
  • Drag Queen: Joshua Grannell
  • Band Member: Nate Heller
  • Band Member: Lance Hill
  • Band Member: Jon Freeman
  • Student: Persephone Gloeckner-Suits

Film Crew:

  • Casting: Nina Henninger
  • Producer: Anne Carey
  • Editor: Marie-Hélène Dozo
  • Executive Producer: Jorma Taccone
  • Director of Photography: Brandon Trost
  • Producer: Miranda Bailey
  • Production Design: Jonah Markowitz
  • Music Supervisor: Howard Paar
  • Producer: Bert Hamelinck
  • Director: Marielle Heller
  • Co-Producer: Debbie Brubaker
  • Executive Producer: Amy Nauiokas
  • Animation: Sara Gunnarsdóttir
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Kent Sparling
  • Still Photographer: Sam Emerson
  • Set Decoration: Susan Alegria
  • Novel: Phoebe Gloeckner
  • Editor: Koen Timmerman
  • Costume Design: Carmen Grande
  • Original Music Composer: Nate Heller
  • Art Direction: Emily K. Rolph
  • Script Supervisor: Andrea Manners
  • Producer: Madeline Samit
  • Executive Producer: Amanda Marshall
  • Sound Effects Editor: Casey Langfelder
  • Makeup Department Head: Anouck Sullivan
  • Visual Effects Producer: Corentin De Saedeleer
  • Associate Producer: Shani Geva
  • Executive Producer: Michael Sagol

Movie Reviews:

  • Reno: **A teen girl’s sexual exploration.**

    Well, the first thing is this film is not for everyone. Because the contents were too strong for being a teen theme. That means it is good for the grown ups to watch. The story of a 15 year old girl in the 70s living with her mother and small sister. It begins when her sexual urges takes off, her first with a middle aged man. So she documents everything and besides, with her close friend’s support, they together explore even more options. Being a minor and yet her real life to commence, what she plans for the future determines the remaining developments.

    The performance by Bel Powley was amazing. She was the perfect choice to play that role despite she’s older than the role. There were many nudes and sex scenes, but was not that strong, especially when compared with the similar themes of the present era films. The pace had lots of ups and downs, but the progression was on the right path which actually saved the film.

    The story was just fine, no complication to understand and also not easy to explain, but in a short, it was a teenage girl’s sexual exploration. Everybody gets into that stage of life, but only few courageously opts a path to accomplish. And for some, it is an open opportunity that makes them to get there than intentionally make that move. I felt the film was well adapted from its book and directed by a newcomer, Surely worth a watch, but again I’m saying that it is not for everyone.


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