Angus, Thongs Perfect Snogging-2008 is the story of the pain of a young girl trying to grow up, searching to find herself. She constantly complains about her family and her life. Her friends she loves and they are just as confused as she is. All of them have a solution to Perfect Snogging. This movie co- written and directed by Gurinder Chadha presents a wonderful depiction of growing up in any part of the world in any time period. The novels of Louise Reminson lends itself to witness, growing up for a young girl is not easy.
Georgia Nicholson is a darling character played by Georgia Groome. She has her trusted group of friends who collectively have all the answers, but in truth do not have a clue. Time progresses and Georgia finds things changing in her life and she is not exactly thrilled with the way things are going. She works at manipulating the outcome and creates a not so good circumstance. Georgia enlists Peter Dyers as the snogg instructor. His help places Georgia in a rather uncomfortable circumstance.
Like most teenagers growing up is frustrating.
Through all of Georgia's maneuvering and trying to create a persona for herself, she learns in the end through her family and friends that she is loved just the way she is and that she must accept others. After using Dave and having her confidence betrayed by Jas she learns the meaning of loyalty when her feelings are stepped on.
Characters in the film play a strong roll in interacting with the lead characters. Aaron Johnson plays Georgia's object of affection, Tommy Bastow is the snogging director and the character Jas is the best friend and confidant of Georgia, played by Eleanor Tomlinson. Georgia finds in this young lady a partner in crime trying to find her own way; sometimes in conflict with Georgia. The movie ends fine, everyone is intact and Georgia has learned much about herself, her friends and her family.