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13th(2011)



Jucy

Louise ALSTON

  • Australia
  • 2010
  • 82min
  • HD
  • color
  • 코미디

Although their high school days are long gone, nothing much has changed for Jackie and Lucy. Jackie\'s social anxiety disorder is still not under control and she’s incapable of having a mature relationship with a man; Lucy’s overweight, still lives with her mother and hasn’t finished either of the university degrees she started. When they are labeled co-dependent, weird and socially inept, the girls decide it’s time to grow up and prove to themselves (as well as the world) they are normal adults.


 
 

 

People blurt out the words easily. “Live like a grown-up, for goodness‘ sake!” Then what does ‘grown-up‘ mean? Does it mean having a decent job or a partner you can be proud of? Or pursuing one\'s goal in life stably? The comedy about strong and fresh friendship between two women who are pointed at as a ‘loser‘, Jucy, follows two women‘s process of answering the question “What does being a grown-up mean?”
 Jackie and Lucy are best friends who are always together as if they have been glued, as they laze away their late 20s. They work at a video store and spend all their spare time together lounging around in a room. They are busy giggling together paying no attention to men even at a party. One day they are told to “Act like a grown-up” from people around them and decided to be an ‘adult‘. They set goals: Jackie will find a boyfriend of her dreams and Lucy will find the job of her dreams. However does being an adult mean starting conflicts in a peaceful life? They encounter unexpected conflicts as they carry out the ‘project of being an adult‘.
 There are friends who reassure us by merely recalling their faces with eyes closed. Whenever two friends in the movie embrace each other‘s pains, our hearts get warm. This film is about a cheerful friendship from Australia. This film is definitely worth watching to see the friendship between very agreeable women. (Jay SHON)

Director

  • Louise ALSTONLouise ALSTON

    Louise ALSTON received a bachelor’s degree of arts in English literature, theater and film from the University of New South Wales. She studied television producing in the Australian Film Television and Radio School. While studying there, she produced a mini-documentary series for the women’s channel called Brilliant Lives. Her first feature film All My Friends are Leaving Brisbane(2006) won audience awards at the Natfilm festival in Copenhagen and was nominated for an Australian Film Institute award for best-adapted screenplay. Jucy is her second feature.

Credit

  • ProducerKelly CHAPMAN
  • Cast Francesca GASTEEN, Cindy NELSON
  • Screenwriter Stephen VAGG
  • Cinematography Jan REICHLE
  • Art director Nick McCALLUM
  • Editor Andrew SOO
  • Music Caitlin YEO
  • Sound James STARNES