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The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)

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This endearing romantic comedy about two high school girls, blue collar tomboy Randy (Laurel Holloman) and privileged, popular Evie (Nicole Ari Parker), was the first mainstream success for director Maria Maggenti, who chronicles the odd couple's relationship from tentative first steps to full-blossoming romance. Cast almost entirely with newcomers, The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love brings Randy's family (a lesbian aunt and an assortment of current and past partners), Evie's well-heeled and overprotective mother (Stephanie Barry), and a collection of friends, enemies, one ex-boyfriend (Andrew Wright), and one unsatisfactory affair (Maggie Moore) into the mix, balancing the excitement and passion of adolescent romance with the pitfalls of social and familial rejection. Maintains a light and quirky tone throughout, reminiscent in many ways of the teen comedies of John Hughes.

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Cast

Laurel Holloman
as Randy Dean
Kate Stafford
as Rebecca Dean
Stephanie Berry
as Evelyn Roy
Babs Davy
as Waitress
Katlin Tyler
as Girl No. 1
Anna Padgett
as Girl No. 2
Chelsea Cattouse
as Girl No. 3
Lillian Kiesler
as Old Lady No. 1
Maryette Charlton
as Old Lady No. 2
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Critic Reviews for The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

Warm-hearted, funny, and involving.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Less incredible than interminable.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
Top Critic

Only holds the interest above a sea of other bland teen romantic comedies for the girl-girl titillation factor - and only just barely

Full Review… | March 19, 2003
eFilmCritic.com

about twice as cutesy as it needs to be

July 29, 2002
Kalamazoo Gazette

Audience Reviews for The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love

this is uh... um lets see... this just uh mmmm.... well even a huge lezzie fan like me just cant get into it.

Coxxie Mild Sauce
Coxxie Mild Sauce

Super Reviewer

½

One of the best films ive ever seen. A classic love story well written and well acted. Touches the heart and makes you realize that everyone falls in love and hurts at the end.

John Manard
John Manard

Super Reviewer

½

Movie about a relationship between classmates (happens to be lesbian). The ending is just too corny.

Red Lats
Red Lats

Super Reviewer

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