Whip It 2009

Whip It! is a comedy film directed by Drew Barrymore and written by Shauna Cross, based on Cross’ novel Derby Girl. The film is Barrymore’s directorial debut. It was released on October 2, 2009 in the US. The film is rated PG-13 for sexual content including crude dialogue, language and drug material.

Plot: A misfit girl named Bliss (Ellen Page) is constantly being pressured to enter beauty pageants by her mother. However, she feels this isn’t something she’s meant to do, and joins a roller derby league instead. She feels that these girls are her new heroes. She has no idea how to skate but Maggie Mayhem (Kristen Wiig), one of her teammates, tells her to be her own hero. This is a recurring theme in the movie. She then is determined to join their roller derby league. She realizes that she skates well, and in an effort to join the league, tells her parents she will be taking SAT preparation classes. Her mom believes her and is very happy she is taking some initiative in her life. When her mother finds out, everything will change.

* Sarah Habel – Corbi
* Shannon Eagen – Amber
* Edward Austin Austin – Pageant Coordinator
* Mary Callaghan Lynch – Val
* Ellen Page – Bliss Cavendar

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