Sara (Julia Stiles) wants to be a ballerina, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her mother. She moves in with her father (Terry Kinney), who she has not seen for a long time, in Chicago, mainly the ghetto. She gets transferred to a new school where she is the only white there. Her life takes a turn for the better when she is friends with Chenille (Kerry Washington). Later, she falls in love with her brother, Derek (Sean Patrick Thomas).

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
304 Ratings
304 Ratings

53% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 5.5/10
  • Fresh 51
  • Rotten 46

Critics Consensus: This teen romance flick feels like a predictable rehashing of other movies.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Formulaic teen romance has cursing, underage drinking.

Information

Studio
Paramount
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2001 Paramount Pictures

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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