King Girl (1996)

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Story about adolescent sexual identity and growing up in the absence of adequate parental care. Gail's father has just died and, in her grief, she comes to idealise him. Glenn's father is never there and she sees her mother as a whore - leading her to reject her own femininity. Trouble brews between the two girls and Glenn's gang brutally attacks the weaker Gail.

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