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Flirting Movie Review Summary

Actors: Noah Taylor, Thandie Newton, Nicole Kidman

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Danny Embling, an awkward and shy stutterer who is smarter than his peers, is sent to St. Albans, a private boarding school in southwest Australia, in 1965. Across a lake stands a girls school, where another outsider, Thandiwe Adjewa, whose mother was British and father a Ugandan, is a student. Both suffer at the hands of schoolmates and sadistic teachers, but they find each other. This 1991 film is an honest and lovely portrait of teen romance and boarding school life from writer-director John Duigan -- a followup to his 1987 film "The Year My Voice Broke," which depicted Danny three years younger. Nicole Kidman plays a sexually repressed senior who admires and helps out her younger and more independent classmate, shortly before she broke out as an international star.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   general coming of age story Age group    -   trouble in high school Sexing?    -   first sexual experience

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Australian

Setting

Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Australia Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   sex under blankets

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