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Aquamarine

release date 23 June '06

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The story centers on two teenagers (Emma Roberts, Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque) who find a mermaid in the swimming pool of their local beach club. When the mermaid falls for the cute boy who runs the food bar, she tries to get the girls' help in getting a date with him. Based on the novel by Alice Hoffman.


genre(s):  Comedy, Drama
director:  Elizabeth Allen
film cast:  Emma Roberts, Joanna (JoJo) Levesque, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman, Arielle Kebbel
certificate:  PG
distributor:  Twentieth Century Fox
running time:  103 Mins
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Aquamarine
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21st Jun 06'
Based on the novel by Alice Hoffman, Aquamarine is a charming coming of age tale about the enduring power of friendship, which melds the fish-out-of-water comedy of Splash! with the sassy sensibilities of Mean Girls. Screenwriters John Quaintance and Jessica Bendinger never talk down to their target audience - teenage girls - and they develop two strong, believable lead characters, whose journey of self-discovery is tinged with disappointment and tragedy. The film is blessed with winning performances from Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque and Emma Roberts as the 13-year-old best friends, struggling with impending separation.

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