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We Really Like Her!: VALLEY GIRL (1983) directed by Martha Coolidge

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This November, We Really Like Her! invites you to a bitchin' party in the Valley! Join hosts Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg as they celebrate Martha Coolidge's totally tubular teen comedy Valley Girl. ('80s outfits and vernacular strongly encouraged!)

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VALLEY GIRL (1983)
USA 1983 99min. 14A
Directed by Martha Coolidge
Starring Deborah Foreman and Nicolas Cage

A rad riff on Romeo & Juliet (and the Frank and Moon Unit Zappa song), Valley Girl follows popular girl Julie Richman (Deborah Foreman) as she falls head-over-pumps for a sweet punk named Randy (Nicholas Cage in his breakthrough role). When her friends like, totally flip over her off-brand crush, the Julie is forced to choose between her reputation and her relationship.

With a righteous soundtrack (anchored by Modern English's swoon-worthy "I Melt with You") and subversive twists on the teen movie script, Valley Girl ought to be celebrated as much - if not more - than as anything John Hughes made in the '80s. Thanks to Coolidge's focus on the female gaze, the film is both progressive and nostalgic at the same time, evoking the warmth and excitement of first love without looking down at its protagonist or her lifestyle. - EMILY GAGNE & DANITA STEINBERG

Hosted by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. We Really Like Her! is a podcast and screening series based in Toronto and dedicated to women in film. Learn more at wereallylikeher.com.


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