Year: 2001
USA: Miramax
Cast: Christina Ricci, Jason Biggs, Anne Heche, Michelle Williams, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Jessica Lange, Frida Betrani, Nicholas Campbell, Cindy Lentol, Klodyne Rodney, Raahul Singh
Director: Erik Skjoldbjśrg
Country: USA
USA: 99 mins
USA Rated: R for language, drug content, sexuality/nudity and some disturbing images
USA Release Date: 19 March 2005 (TV)


Based on Elizabeth Wurtzel's best selling novel, set in the mid 1980's before the prevalence of anti-depressants, it follows a young working class woman, Elizabeth Wurtzel (Christiana Ricci), and her bout with depression during her first year at Harvard. The film explores this generation's struggle to navigate the effects of divorce, drugs, sex and an overbearing mother (Jessica Lange).