Pretty Persuasion

(USA, 2005, 109 minutes)

A wily teenage student at a Beverly Hills private academy weaves an elaborate web of revenge against her hapless English and Drama teacher — or is she aiming further and higher? Biting, satirical black comedy that subverts the usual high-school cliches with zest and wit, carried by a superb lead performance.

A Prospect Pictures presentation/production. Starring Evan Rachel Wood, Ron Livingston, James Woods, Jane Krakowski, Elisabeth Harnois, Selma Blair, Danny Comden, Stark Sands, Michael Hitchcock, Robert Joy, Jaime King. Directed by Marcos Siega; produced by Todd Dagres, Carl Levin, Marcos Siega, Matthew Weaver; written by Skander Halim; music by Gilad Benamram; director of photography (Deluxe, Panavision), Ramsey Nickell; production designer, Paul Oberman; costume designer, Danny Glicker; film editor, Nicholas Erasmus.


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