Diary of a Teenage Girl


1h 42m 2015

Brief Synopsis

In 1976 San Francisco, Minnie Goetze is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Her hard-partying mother and absent father have left her rudderless in a drug-laden city in transition from the hippie movement to the punk era. She finds solace in the seductive smile of her mother's boyfriend, "the handsomest man in the world," Monroe Rutherford and eventually begins a complex love affair with him. What follows is an account of her sexual and artistic awakening from the pages of her diary. Based on the graphic novel by Phoebe Gloeckner.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Period
Release Date
2015
Production Company
Cinereach ; City National Bank ; Company 3 ; Entertainment Partners ; Fintage House ; Indieclear ; K5 Media Group GmbH ; Skywalker Sound ; Sony Pictures Classics ; Sony Pictures Classics ; Sundance Institute ; Truman Van Dyke ; United Talent Agency
Distribution Company
MONGREL MEDIA/M+TROPOLE FILMS DISTRIBUTION/SONY PICTURES CLASSICS; CinTart ; Mongrel Media ; Mongrel Media ; Métropole Films Distribution ; Métropole Films Distribution ; Sony Pictures Classics ; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Releasing International ; Vertigo Films (Uk)
Location
San Francisco, California,USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

In 1976 San Francisco, Minnie Goetze is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Her hard-partying mother and absent father have left her rudderless in a drug-laden city in transition from the hippie movement to the punk era. She finds solace in the seductive smile of her mother's boyfriend, "the handsomest man in the world," Monroe Rutherford and eventually begins a complex love affair with him. What follows is an account of her sexual and artistic awakening from the pages of her diary. Based on the graphic novel by Phoebe Gloeckner.

Crew

Lila Ahronowitz

Assistant

Susan Alegria

Set Decorator

David M Alexander

Song

Marco Alicea

Audio

Ron Asheton

Song

Scott Asheton

Song

Miranda Bailey

Producer

The Dwight Twilley Band

Song Performer

Mark Bassett

Lighting Technician

Justin Beau Beane

Driver

Adam Bennati

Music Coordinator

Brian Benson

Photography

Brian Benson

Assistant Director

Greg S Bernstein

Legal Counsel

Mike Best

Grip

Marc Bolan

Song

Alex Brinkman

Assistant Editor

Ronni Brown

Foley Artist

Debbie Brubaker

Line Producer

Debbie Brubaker

Coproducer

Mick Burns

Lighting Technician

Anne Carey

Producer

Stanley Carter

Song

Darrick Chan

Location Assistant

Robin Church

Hair & Makeup

Amber Coffman

Song Performer

Faustine Cross

Assistant Editor

Rachel Crouch

Assistant

Jeffrey P Crowell

Lighting Technician

Gabriel Cullen

Dailies

Karil Daniels

Script Supervisor

Elizabeth Jaeleigh Davis

Executive

Hilton Jamal Day

Production Assistant

Brian Dettor

Boom Operator

James Dingman

Driver

Cody Dobie

Executive

Xavier Dockx

Film Lab

Marie-hélène Dozo

Editor

Erin Drake-prior

Art Department

Shannon Dupont

Costumes

Amy Ecklund

Assistant Camera

Sam Emerson

Still Photographer

Brian Entler

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Sofie Favere

Main Title Design

David Feldman

Executive

Steve Forbes

Grip

Amber Fox

Art Department

Brad Frizzell

Production Assistant

Edgar Garcia

Production Assistant

Rose Garden

Song Performer

Ward Geerts

Assistant Editor

Tom Gehring

Color

Shani Geva

Associate Producer

Alex Gilbert

Assistant Director

Olivier Gilles

Compositor

Bob Gitzen

Sound

Bob Gitzen

Sound Mixer

Phoebe Gloeckner

Source Material

Phoebe Gloeckner

Art Director

Phoebe Gloeckner

Consultant

Audrey Gloeckner-kalousek

Production Assistant

Robert Gomez

Location Assistant

Merida Gorman-patrick

Song

Carmen Grande

Costume Designer

Dan Greer

Song

Chris Gridley

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Alyssa Gruhn

Production Assistant

Marcy Guiragossian

Production Assistant

Sara Gunnarsdóttir

Animator

Sara Gunnarsdóttir

Art Department

Bert Hamelinck

Producer

Lindsay Hannon

Production

Pauley Harper

Production Assistant

Andreas Hasle

Post-Production

Laura F Haynes

Production Coordinator

Heart

Song Performer

Joe Heath

Grip

Emily Heller

Song

Marielle Heller

Screenplay

Nate Heller

Music

Nate Heller

Song

Nate Heller

Song Performer

Nina Henninger

Casting

Lance Hoffman

Location Manager

Jaron Aviv Hollander

Choreographer

Bonnie Hudson

Studio Teacher

Ian Hunter

Song

Tyrone Hutton

Location Assistant

Terry Huynh

Line Producer

Saisie M Jang

Assistant Location Manager

Milton L Jeffers

Driver

Evan Jones

Lighting Technician

Melissa Kallstrom

Hair & Makeup

Sarena Kennedy

Production Assistant

Jena Kerr

Art Department

William W King

Art Department

Sarah Kliban

Casting Associate

Kiva Knight

Grip

Maxwell J Kosma

Production Assistant

John Lacy

Lighting Technician

Simon Lake

Assistant Location Manager

Olivier Lambrechts

Assistant Editor

Reni Lane

Song Performer

David Lanes

Best Boy Grip

Casey Langfelder

Sound Effects Editor

Jessica Lapin

On-Set Dresser

Robert Loeffler

Coordinator

Dave Loskos

Sound

Joshua Lowden

Executive

Vanessa Lowe

Foley Editor

Glenn Mack

Transportation Captain

Heather Maclean

Location Manager

Ayanna Makalani

Assistant

Monica Manalo

Animator

Inder Mann

Lighting Technician

Andrea Manners

Script Supervisor

Jonah Markowitz

Production Designer

Amanda Marshall

Executive Producer

Cinque Marshall

Art Department

Andrew Marson

Camera

Manon Martin

Compositor

William C Martin

Assistant Property Master

Joseph Matarrese

Grip

Matthieu Mauthes

Office Production Assistant

Molly Mcnaughton

Production

Markus Mentzer

Assistant Camera

Leen Michiels

Main Title Design

Cara Miller

Production Assistant

Francis Miller

Song

Frankie Miller

Song Performer

Nick Monton

Head Of Production

Nell Mooney

Dialect Coach

Charlotte Moore

Sound

Rhonda Moore

Film Lab

Katy Moore Kozachik

Scenic Artist

Alyssa Moran

Grip

Steve Morris

Head Of Production

Thomas Gavin Murray

Grip

Carrie Nardello

Scenic Artist

Amy Nauiokas

Executive Producer

Oskar Ness

Best Boy

Ben Nichols

Construction Coordinator

Nico

Song Performer

Jason Noel

Key Grip

Jonathan Null

Head Of Production

Kenny O'dell

Song

Christine O'malley

Accounting Assistant

Wayne Olds

Scenic Artist

Tim Overall

Security

Howard Paar

Music Supervisor

Sandro Paoli

Visual Effects

Paul J Park

Accountant

Kimberly Patrick

Foley Editor

Austin Peck

Art Department

David Peifer

Sound

Slater Brooks Penney

Choreographer

Ric Perada

Production Assistant

Joy Peterson

Executive

David Poe

Song

David Poe

Song Performer

Tom Poole

Colorist

Iggy Pop

Song

Eva Porter

Sound

Chris Proctor

Costumer

Lisa Quinn

Lighting Technician

Amy Raasch

Song

Amy Raasch

Song Performer

Erin Ranahan

Production

Lou Reed

Song

Frances Reyes-bollinger

Location Assistant

Edward T. Richardson

Scenic Artist

Frank Rinella

Foley Artist

Iman Rodney

Location Assistant

Anna Rogers

Property Master

Emily Rolph

Art Director

Vola Ruben

Scenic Artist

Corentin De Saedeleer

Production Manager

Corentin De Saedeleer

Coproducer

Michael Sagol

Executive Producer

Molly Salz

Unit Production Manager

Joe Samberg

Photography

Ian Samish

Swing Gang

Madeline Samit

Producer

Loic Scalbert

Compositor

Nicholas R. Schwyter

Loader

Alexis Scott

Costume Supervisor

Deirdre Scully

Key Costumer

Claiborne Shank

Grip

Ken Shaw

Executive

James Shefik

Scenic Artist

Chris Shellenberger

Lighting Technician

Sophie Shellenberger

Gaffer

Katherine Shen

Assistant

Cathy Shirk

Sound

Labi Siffre

Song Performer

Labi Siffre

Song

David Silberberg

Boom Operator

Stefan Sonnenfeld

Camera

Kent Sparling

Sound Designer

Harry Stein

Coordinator

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Period
Release Date
2015
Production Company
Cinereach ; City National Bank ; Company 3 ; Entertainment Partners ; Fintage House ; Indieclear ; K5 Media Group GmbH ; Skywalker Sound ; Sony Pictures Classics ; Sony Pictures Classics ; Sundance Institute ; Truman Van Dyke ; United Talent Agency
Distribution Company
MONGREL MEDIA/M+TROPOLE FILMS DISTRIBUTION/SONY PICTURES CLASSICS; CinTart ; Mongrel Media ; Mongrel Media ; Métropole Films Distribution ; Métropole Films Distribution ; Sony Pictures Classics ; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Releasing International ; Vertigo Films (Uk)
Location
San Francisco, California,USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States August 7, 2015

Released in United States on Video January 19, 2016

Released in United States 2015

Based on the graphic novel "Diary of a Teenage Girl" written by Phoebe Gloeckner and published by Frog Ltd. in November, 2002.

Sundance Contact is Rena Ronson: Ronson_r@unitedtalent.com; Bec Smith: smith_b@unitedtalent.com; Oliver Simon: kathrin@k5mediagroup.com

Released in United States on Video January 19, 2016

Released in United States 2015 (U.S. Dramatic Competition)

Limited Release in United States August 7, 2015

Released in United States 2015 (Buzz)

Released in United States 2015

Marielle Heller makes her directorial debut with the project

Bel Powley will make her American debut as the lead in the coming-of-age film.