Strike! (All I Wanna Do)
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Sarah Kernochan wrote and directed this nostalgic coming-of-age comedy-drama with some autobiographical touches. In 1963, budgetary problems at the East Coast boarding school Miss Godard's School for Girls, prompt a merger with a boy's academy. The girls are stunned at the prospect of going co-ed and devise a campaign to sabotage the plan. Screenwriter Kernochan, scripter of Sommersby and 9 1/2 Weeks, won an Oscar when she co-directed the 1972 documentary Marjoe, but this film marks her feature directorial debut creating comedy-drama. The upstate New York seen here is actually Toronto.… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

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"A real sleeper!"
‑ Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
"Spunk and sass are the engines driving this comedy celebrating the nurturance of female independence."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Any film as energetically performed, entertaining, and rousing... clearly has the potential to cross the demographic barriers--that is, if given the chance."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
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