Fast Girl

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"Dreams are at the finish line!"
  • PG
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 4.7  (417)

Fast Girl is a 2008 sports drama film, directed by Daniel Zirilli, which tells the story of Alex Johnstone (played by Mircea Monroe), a young woman with a passion for life and racing who strives to make her dream come true in a male-dominated sport. Growing up in a racing family, Alex has always been fascinated by the speed and excitement of racing cars. Her father, Bill (Dwier Brown), a former driver, owns a racing team, but he has never taken her seriously as a driver because she is a woman. However, Alex remains determined to prove him wrong and make a name for herself in the world of racing.

When Alex's brother dies in a tragic accident on the track, she decides to step up and take his place as the driver of her father's team. Despite resistance from her father and the team's mechanics, Alex works tirelessly to prove that she has what it takes to be a successful driver. She is also helped by her best friend, Sophie (Caroline Fogarty), who serves as her pit crew and confidante.

Along the way, Alex clashes with arrogant driver and rival, Darryl (played by former American Idol finalist, Justin Guarini) and tries to balance her intense passion for racing with a budding romance with fellow driver, Connor (Rodney Scott).

Fast Girl delivers a thrilling ride, with high-speed action scenes that are sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. The film also touches on important themes of gender equality and overcoming obstacles, as Alex fights to break through the gender barrier and show that women can excel in any field they choose.

In addition to its exciting racing scenes, the film also showcases some impressive acting, particularly from Monroe who brings depth and nuance to the role of Alex. She expertly conveys the character's passion and determination, as well as her vulnerability and self-doubt.

The supporting cast also delivers solid performances, particularly Guarini who brings just the right amount of swagger and arrogance to his role as the rival driver. Fogarty is also a standout as Alex's loyal friend and ally, providing both comic relief and emotional support.

Overall, Fast Girl is an inspiring and entertaining film that is sure to appeal to anyone who loves action, drama, and strong female characters. It's a testament to the power of perseverance and chasing your dreams, no matter the obstacles or naysayers.

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    1 hr 35 min
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    4.7  (417)