Pocket Review : Foxfire

 
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Foxfire
– Confessions of a Girl Gang




Adaptation of the novel by Joyce Carol Oates, the film tells the story of five girls who come together and form a secret society with its own values ​​and beliefs, and from which they draw the strength to fight and protect themselves from injustice and the abuse they suffered from men.

The film is set in the 50s, in the United States, in an extremely sexist era, where women had no voice at all. The script is grounded in a very classDuring the story is shown the relationship between them the difficulties and misunderstandings that arise when living together. The film recounts the courage, rebellion, intelligence, unity and much lack of common sense on the part of those girls who end up suffering the consequences imposed by the system for their acts. A long movie (143 minutes), but still manages to maintain the fluidity of the narrative. Loses some energy at times, but continues to be interesting.

The soundtrack is beautifully made and helps keeping the pace. Another adaptation of this book was made in 1996 and Angelina Jolie interpreted the gang leader, Legs. Just like the first, probably will not be a blockbuster, but it‘s worth watching too.ical story: a group of young people meet, vow to protect each other and fight against something




During the story is shown the relationship between them the difficulties and misunderstandings that arise when living together. The film recounts the courage, rebellion, intelligence, unity and much lack of common sense on the part of those girls who end up suffering the consequences imposed by the system for their acts. A long movie (143 minutes), but still manages to maintain the fluidity of the narrative. Loses some energy at times, but continues to be interesting.

The soundtrack is beautifully made and helps keeping the pace. Another adaptation of this book was made in 1996 and Angelina Jolie interpreted the gang leader, Legs. Just like the first, probably will not be a blockbuster, but it‘s worth watching too.

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