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Title:Greta (aka Surviving Summer)

Date: 2009
Type: Drama
Rating: 3 Stars 3/5
Colour: Yes
Director: Nancy Bardawil
Producer: Hilary Duff


Comment
Hilary Duff is a disturbed teenager (father committed suicide and mother on third marriage) who is shipped off to her grandparents for the summer by her mother instead of going to a boot camp. The relationship with her grandparents is difficult and not helped when she brings home a young chef (Evan Ross) from the restaurant where she has a temporary job who has been in jail. When she attempts suicide it impacts all of them and she has to examine her life.This is a thoughtful examination of teenage mental health problems and a surprisingly good performance from Hilary Duff.

Actors

Hilary DuffHilary Duff
Evan Ross
Michael Murphy
Ellen BurstynEllen Burstyn

Oscars

None

Greta