Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
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Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
A teen girl struggles to reconcile her desire for self-improvement with her rebellious nature and her lack of maturity in this coming-of-age drama, which won first-time director Leslie Harris a special jury prize at the 1993 Sundance Film Festival. Chantel (Ariyan Johnson), the self-possessed eldest child of hard-working parents in a Brooklyn housing project, hangs with her homegirls, helps out at home, studies hard, and holds down a part-time job. Stymied by teachers whose lessons she doesn't find relevant, Chantel asks her guidance counselor to let her graduate early so she can get a… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A ragged, uneven feature debut by a women director about a new type of screen heroine, a young, feisty African-American woman who's not entirely sympathetic."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Just another slice of life film that gets derailed."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"well-intentioned, but unconvincing melodrama"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
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