Girl in Progress

Girl in Progress

Director: Patricia Riggen Cast: Eva Mendes, Matthew Modine, Cierra Ramirez

DVD (Wide Screen)

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A teen with an absentee single mother attempts to accelerate her transition into adulthood with the help of her best friend, and she learns some important lessons about growing up in the process. Ansiedad (Cierra Ramirez) doesn't have a father, and her mother Grace (Eva Mendes) is hardly an inspirational role model. Insulting, inconsiderate, and often too busy with work or men to give her daughter any real attention, Grace is in the midst of an affair with a married doctor (Matthew Modine) when her handsome co-worker (Eugenio Derbez) tries to sweep her off her feet. Meanwhile, Ansiedad begins to grasp the concept of the archetypal "coming-of-age" story in English class with the help of her concerned teacher, Ms. Armstrong (Patricia Arquette), and decides that it's high time she left adolescence behind. Together with her best friend Tavita (Raini Rodriguez), Ansiedad hatches a plan to speed up her development, even if it means willingly sacrificing some of her own innocence along the way. Little does Ansiedad realize that growing up isn't just about getting older, but getting wiser as well.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/11/2012
UPC: 0031398156550
Original Release: 2011
Rating: PG-13
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:33:00
Sales rank: 60,776

Special Features

cc The making of Girl In Progress

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eva Mendes Grace
Matthew Modine Dr. Harford
Cierra Ramirez Ansiedad
Patricia Arquette Ms. Armstrong
Eugenio Derbez Mission Impossible
Raini Rodriguez Tavita
Russell Peters Emile
Landon Liboiron Trevor
Brenna O'Brien Valerie
Ana Maria Estrada Tavita's Mom
Kendall Cross Alice Harford
Dana Michael Woods Gilliam
Robin Douglas Olga
Jocelyne Loewen Becky
Blu Mankuma Principal
Rady Panov Ferguson
Bernadette Beck Shannon
Doreen Ramus Maude
Elizabeth McLaughlin Teacher
Margot Brenner Chloe
Colin Foo Lo Mein
Lesley Ewan Nurse
Patti Allan Woman
Sean Mathieson Boy George
June B. Wilde Dream Teacher
Sean Campbell Uniformed Officer
Sean Michael Kyer Harford's Son
Michael P. Northey Alpha Male
Lossen Chambers Lady Customer
Tiera Skovbye Jezabel
Richard Harmon Bay Boy
Kathryn Kirkpatrick Maid
Madison Desjarlais Girl
Mario Casoria Gardener
Espinoza Paz Actor
Don Cheto Voice Only

Technical Credits
Patricia Riggen Director
Kerry Bardem Casting
Philip Chipera Asst. Director
Gregory Coote Executive Producer
Natalie Cosco Makeup
Christopher Dalton Co-producer
Rich Delia Casting
Candice Elzinga Casting
John Fiedler Producer
Fernando Perez Gavilan Executive Producer
Christopher Lennertz Score Composer
Robert Lundberg Executive Producer
Hiram Martinez Screenwriter
James M. McNamara Executive Producer
Miguel Nunes Sound/Sound Designer
Benjamin Odell Producer
Howard Paar Musical Direction/Supervision
Richard Paris Production Designer
Linda Del Rosario Production Designer
Barry Rosen Executive Producer
Jeff Rosen Executive Producer
Chris Rudolph Production Manager
Daniel Schalk Editor
Paul Schnee Casting
Katia Stano Costumes/Costume Designer
Checco Varese Cinematographer
Steven Weakes Sound Mixer
Don Zepfel Associate Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Girl in Progress
1. Personal Heroes [5:19]
2. Date Night [5:48]
3. Real Responsibility [4:06]
4. Coming of Age [5:18]
5. The Wrong Crowd [5:09]
6. Like You [5:08]
7. Really Tired [3:57]
8. I'm Sitting Here [3:25]
9. I Can Do It [3:28]
10. Epiphany [3:35]
11. Need To Talk [4:12]
12. First Kiss [8:17]
13. A Night Out [11:32]
14. For You [7:33]
15. Not Letting You Go [7:18]
16. The Lesson [8:40]

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