10-year-old Harriet dreams of leaving her home, where she doesn't feel she's needed by her mother and sister Gwen. When her mother dies in a car accident, she really starts to make plans ...
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From the Twitch Live Stage at New York Comic Con 2017, IMDb LIVE host Kevin Smith talks to Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada about the development of the Marvel franchise, his history at Comic Con and more.
10-year-old Harriet dreams of leaving her home, where she doesn't feel she's needed by her mother and sister Gwen. When her mother dies in a car accident, she really starts to make plans for leaving and she finally does so together with her childlike (mentally ill) friend Ricky. Written by
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My mother lived in one world. I was always looking for another.
Once I tried to squeeze down a rabbit hole.
[fire department arriving]
Then I tried digging all the way to China.
That's when I learned a mysterious electric force protected the center of the Earth. Then I tried to make the carpet from the front hall fly me to Persia.
I always wish for the same two things, which are really only one thing. I want something magical to happen to me. And I wanted my mother to ...
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I didn't mean the summary title to say that there'd be lots of nudity in this movie; what I meant was that this movie reveals a lot of what many people still have - a fear of the unknown. This can be seen when Gwen Frankovitz (Masterson) has to take charge of her sister Harriet (Wood ) when their mother dies, and when Harriet befriends a mentally-retarded adult (Bacon) with whom she intends to run away with. The toll of having to take care of a ten-year-old child combined with her unpreparedness for it and her relationship with her boyfriend makes for a stressful home, thus making Harriet want to leave home even more. But it is Harriet's relationship with Ricky that is the most heartwarming. Only a child like her can see through the exterior and love what's inside, which leads to some heart-tugging scenes later in the movie.
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