Sassy Pants (2012)

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A biting coming of age comedy, "Sassy Pants" follows recent homeschool grad BETHANY PRUITT as she struggles to break free from her smothering mom without any help from her deadbeat gay dad to realize her dream of attending fashion school. (c) Official Site

Rating: R
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Coley Sohn
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 9, 2013
Runtime:
Phase 4 Films - Official Site

Cast


as June Pruitt

as Bethany Pruitt

as Dale Pinto

as Grandma Pruitt

as Shayne Pruitt
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Critic Reviews for Sassy Pants

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (5)

Sweet and well-intentioned, Sassy Pants is difficult to dislike, despite its missteps.

Full Review… | October 25, 2012
NPR
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Until "Sassy Pants" loses its nerve and turns somewhat warm and fuzzy, Ms. Sohn maintains tight control of the story of Bethany's liberation from her domestic prison to pursue fashion.

Full Review… | October 21, 2012
New York Times
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Although it attempts a kind of outré pose, the film ultimately proves a too-gentle juggling act that never quite soars.

Full Review… | October 19, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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With its positive gay images, and even a perfectly executed two-step line dance, Sassy Pants is a feel-good movie for girls of both sexes.

Full Review… | October 16, 2012
Village Voice
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Landing between the twee, naturalistic and formulaic, Sassy Pants settles for cute, taking too few gambles to make a more lasting impression.

Full Review… | June 22, 2012
Variety
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Sassy Pants has a slightly ludic atmosphere akin to another tale of teen alienation, Dear Lemon Lima, but it unfolds like a fable in which only Bethany doesn't feel like a canned caricature.

Full Review… | October 18, 2012
Slant Magazine

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