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The Moth Diaries

Directed by Mary Harron
Canada / Ireland / United States, 2011 (fiction, 82 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "Die Sehnsucht der Falter", "Internat", "Rebekini dnevnici", "Relação Mortal"

Film Description:
"At Brangwyn, an elite girls boarding school, Rebecca (Sarah Bolger), a young girl haunted by her father's suicide, begins her junior year hoping for a fresh start. From the outset, her friendship with sunny, innocent Lucy (Sarah Gadon) is shattered by the arrival of Emessa (Lily Cole), a mysterious, dark and beautiful girl from Europe. As her friendship with Lucy slips away, Rebecca develops a crush on her handsome English professor, Mr. Davies (Scott Speedman), who is teaching a course on supernatural fiction. The supernatural elements in The Moth Diaries are rooted in the real experience of a young girl faced with her emerging sexuality and caught in a web of obsessive friendship, jealousy, and betrayal."
-- Pressman Film (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Mary Harron
Based on: The Moth Diaries, a novel by Rachel Klein
Produced by: David Collins, Karine Martin, Ronald Gilbert, Edward R. Pressman, Sandra Cunningham, Mark Slone, Jean Francois Doray, Louis-Simon Menard, Norton Herrick, Zygi Kamasa, Jon Katz
Principal Cast: Sarah Bolger, Anne Day-Jones, Sarah Gadon, Valerie Tian, Melissa Farman, Laurence Hamelin, Kathleen Fee, Gia Sandhu, Lily Cole, Judy Parfitt, Scott Speedman, Julian Casey, Steffi Hagel, Leif Anderson, Roxan Bourdelais
Cinematography: Declan Quinn
Film Editing: Andrew Marcus
Music: Lesley Barber
Production Company: Edward R. Pressman Film, Media Max Productions, Mediabiz International, Samson Films

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