16 To Life
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16 To Life
Kate is a rural American teenager whose angst about sexual inexperience drives a comic quest for love and understanding on a birthday to end all birthdays. 16 To Life, shot on location on the Mississippi River, boasts terrifically funny, heartfelt performances from newcomers Hallee Hirsh (KATE), Mandy Musgrave (DARBY), and soulful veteran seductress Theresa Russell (LOUISE). This first feature from Emmy-nominated writer/director Becky Smith (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy) puts a wry, witty, and unpredictable ensemble cast in a small-town locale reminiscent of a Capra comedy. Kate's… More

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"This low-key romantic comedy is a bit like a combination of Jane Austen's "Emma" and John Hughes' "16 Candles." It takes a while to get going, but eventually the quirky, likable characters do grow on you."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"Iowa is the star of the clever, quirky "16 to Life.""
‑ Linda Cook, Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
"The performances are all fine, but the characters do very little, and what they do isn't engaging."
‑ Loey Lockerby, Kansas City Star
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