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SEX AND THE MOVIES FEMALE DIRECTORS FIGHT TO MAKE FILMS ABOUT TEEN GIRLS
[West Final , D Edition]
Chicago Tribune - Chicago, Ill.
Subjects: Motion picture directors & producers; Teenagers; Girls; Motion pictures; Video recordings
Author: Donald Liebenson Special to the Tribune
Date: Jun 15, 2000
Start Page: 6
Section: Tempo
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Both films, its creators say, were in part victims of an entrenched perception in Hollywood that young female audiences don't support movies geared toward them. "The general idea is that when girls begin to date, they tend to let the boys pick the movies for them," observed Ira Deutchman, former Highland Park resident and producer of "All I Wanna Do." "Girls are willing to see films that are geared more to a boy audience, but boys are not willing to go see films that are more girl-oriented."

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