Be Your Own Hero
Beauty competitions have become really tough!
A young woman is being pressured by mom to enter and win beauty contests. She only does it to please her mom. Then she accidentally discovers roller-skate hockey in a nearby town, and decides to try it out. She falls in love with the rough and tumble, leading to a double life where she does contests for mom, and roller derby for herself. However the charade can not continue forever, and sooner or later she is going to have to make a choice ...
109 minutes, Mature Accompaniment under 13 (Language)
Comedy, Drama, Female interest.
Where's it showing?
Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Daniel Stern, Kristen Wiig, Alia Shawkat, Landon Pigg, Juliette Lewis
|Screenplay||Shauna Cross, from her novel.|
|Music||The Section Quartet|
|Cinematography||Robert D. Yeoman|
|Produced by||Vincent Pictures, Babe Ruthless Productions, Barry Mendel Productions, Flower Films, Mandate Pictures, Rye Road Productions|
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Language||Mild to moderate, fairly frequent, in context|
|Sex||None. Mild sexual innuendoes and sex references.|
|Violence||Mild to moderate sporting violence, mild infrequent physical violence.|
|Blasphemy||Mild infrequent profanities.|
|Drug abuse||Some alcohol abuse, brief cigarette smoking, in context, does not promote, glamourise or condone.|
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|ScreenIt Report (USA)|
|Sex / Nudity||Violence||Blood / Gore / Gross||Guns /|
|Alcohol / Drugs||Smoking||Disrespectful /|
|Imitative Behaviour||Frightening /|
|Jump Scenes||Tense Family Scenes||Music (Scary/Tense)||Music (Inappropriate)||Topics to talk about|
|South African Media|
|Cape Argus/The StarTheresa Smith ||10|
|Cape TimesBetsy Sharkey ||15|
|Box Office (USA)Pete Hammond ||15|
|Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert ||18|
|eye Weekly (Canada)Chandler Levack ||15|
|Rolling Stone (US)Peter Travers||13|
|ScreenIt (USA)C. Fuchs ||12|
|IMDB2557 Netizens ||15|
|Average .. 71%||14|
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