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CIFF Review: God Help the Girl Is Beyond Twee – And That’s Good!

GodHelpTheGirl

The CIFF screening of God Help the Girl was the Canadian Premiere – it won the Special Jury Prize, world cinema at Sundance earlier this year. It’s the story a girl recovering from an eating disorder who runs away from a psychiatric hospital and forms a pop band with two new friends. It’s the first directorial effort by Belle and Sebastien’s Stuart Murdoch and it’s been called twee (approximately: too precious; too cute to live, or something like that), it’s so far beyond that that twee isn’t even a blip in your rearview mirror. Oddly enough, it works.

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