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According to Greta

4 Ratings: 1.5
A movie directed by Nancy Bardawil

Many movies explore the difficulties of growing up, but few are as powerful and as moving asAccording to Greta. Hilary Duff is impressively strong as the title character, a 17-year-old who's trying to figure out who she wants to be, or if she wants to … see full wiki

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Director: Nancy Bardawil
4 reviews about According to Greta
review by . May 15, 2010
A twenty two year old tries to play a seventeen year old entitled brat that pushes every imaginable button of everyone around her and we are supposed to feel sorry for her and love her in the end. No this movie does not work.    Hillary Duff, (not a bad but not a good actress Lizzie McGuire / Disney captive), is Greta a spoiled entitled east coast bee atch sent off to her grandparents Ocean City house for the summer, mother can't take care of her anymore and is working on her …
review by . April 04, 2010
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"According to Greta" features a girl coming to grips with maturity and family values. In that, it's probably like a lot of other teen movies. However, "According to Greta" is pretty extreme. I think the movie had potential, but seems like it seems split between two audiences. Hilary Duff and the teen love story seem likely to attract younger kids and teens. However, the plot is pretty dark. In fact, it begins with Greta (Duff) listing various ways to commit suicide. Certainly not a good influence …
review by . February 10, 2010
Greta wants to kill herself, Greta gets shipped off to her Grandparents, and Greta spends the summer discovering who she is and why life may be worth living. Not the most original script, but let's face it, most movies end just the way you thought they would and take the path you thought they would take. In `According to Greta' it is mostly about watching the journey. We see into Greta's inner thoughts through diary sequences, a clever montage of doodles, clip art and frantic scribbles. I have to …
review by . January 28, 2010
Hilary Duff's performance of a troubled seventeen year old girl is realistic. She, and the writers, create a character which can be identified with and understood. Unlike artificial characters of most movies, Greta is real, at moments she isn't very nice, but at other moments she evokes great sympathy from the audience.    This isn't a "teen fluff" movie. There are funny moments, but this is not a comedy. It's not a romance either, yet there are romantic touches. It's basically …
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