Tart is a coming of age film that deals around the issues found in teenage women. The issues the main character has to deal with in the film are what people everyday even until this generation have to deal with. The story isn't exactly complicated or tough to follow in any way, but the film goes well into the story and the main plot. The movie stars Dominique Swain, Bijou Phillips, and Brad Renfro.
The movie showcases how Dominique's character, Cat Storm, has to deal with going to a brand new prep school right in the middle of Manhattan. She deals with sex and drugs as the main part of school, and the film shows her ups and downs regarding these areas in her life. Let's face it, these problems are never going to disappear or be removed at all since teens will always want to experience, so this film delivers a whole lot on this topic very well. Many people who are also in their prep school years will find this movie very relatable to their lives.
As the film progresses, she develops a good relationship with a guy named William Sellers who personally shows her that he really likes her and enjoys being with her. She also becomes friends with a popular girl who became a struggling student as she was expelled from school. She ends up becoming friends with that popular, and then she starts to fall in the middle of her life as she is forced to decide whether to be with her best friend or to be a part of the "in crowd" at her high school. She has a lot to go through as the story progresses, and at the beginning of the movie, you will see how she grows and gets stronger as a ordinary teenager.
The one thing teens will learn from this movie is the importance of making good choices. There are many people who often believe that teenage problems don't exist, but this movie shows it and it definitely is a real life thing. There are teens who find this film inspirational and a great way to learn about the different ways to handle the stress and peer pressure regarding sex and drugs. Tart is a great movie, and you can see how well Cat deals with the problems all on her own. There are thousands of people who find this film very interesting, and you will definitely enjoy it yourself if you watched it.
Tart is not a film that extremely young kids should watch, but it should be something that the adults should view with their young and growing teens. If you want to watch a coming of age film, this is the movie to watch.
- Dominique Swain, Brad Renfro, Bijou Phillips, Mischa Barton, Alberta Watson
- LionsGate Entertainment
- Christina Wayne