Tall Girl is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Nzingha Stewart.

Official trailers

Netflix on Thursday, August 29, 2019 released the trailer:
Tall Girl | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

Jodi Kreyman is sixteen years old and tall. She has been perceived as unusually tall since she was three, a source of insecurity for her, not helped by her dad's worry that her height is a medical risk. Students continually ask Jodi "how's the weather up there?", eventually causing Jodi's friend Fareeda to snap at one boy. Contrastingly, Jodi's older sister Harper is of average height and a winner of multiple beauty pageants. A boy in Jodi's class who always carries a milk crate, Dunkleman, frequently asks her out, but she is reluctant to date somebody she has known for so long, or someone shorter than her. Stig Mohlin, a Swedish foreign exchange student, joins Jodi's class, and she is immediately taken aback by his looks and intelligence. However, Kimmy Stitcher - a bully - starts showing him around. Dunkleman is distressed to learn that Stig will be staying in his house, his mother having volunteered to be the host family. Jodi asks her sister for help getting Stig to notice her but Harper does not believe Jodi can get an exchange student to be interested in her unless she stops dressing like a little boy. After a week of watching Kimmy follows Stig around, Jodi tells Harper that she is jealous. Harper and their mother go shopping with her to find a homecoming dress and to change Jodi's style. Kimmy, now in a relationship with Stig, gets her friend Schnipper to prank call Jodi pretending to be Stig and asking her to the homecoming dance. To Fareeda's frustration, Jodi hides in the bathroom to avoid Kimmy. Stumbling across Stig playing the piano, he encourages her to play and they sing the duet "I've Never Been in Love Before" from the musical Guys and Dolls.

Cast

Ava Michelle
Jodi Kreyman
Griffin Gluck
Jack Dunkleman
Sabrina Carpenter
Harper Kreyman
Luke Eisner
Stig Mohlin
Paris Berelc
Liz
Clara Wilsey
Kimmy Stitcher
Anjelika Washington
Fareeda
Rico Paris
Schnipper
Angela Kinsey
Helaine Kreyman
Steve Zahn
Richie Kreyman
Bria Condon
Crystal Spitz
Shane Guilbeau
Bob Brickman
Christina Moses
Nina Dunkleman
Andrew Brodeur
Will
Jason Rogel
Dr. Sager
Gralen Bryant Banks
Principal O'Sullivan
Kelly Murtagh
Ms. Novey
Kerry Cahill
Gina (AKA Super Tall Woman)
Ally Hobbs
Jodi (10 Years Old)
Milena Rivero
Kimmy (10 Years Old)
May Badr
Kimmy (5 Years Old)
Marco Schittone
Dunkleman (10 Years Old)
Cameron J. Wright
Schnipper (10 Years Old) (as Cameron Wright)
Sydney Thomas
Fareeda (10 Years Old)
Chukwuma Onwuchekwa
Maison Voodoo Presenter (as Chima Chekwa)
Candi Brooks
Saleswoman
Hayden Lovell
Dudley (as Hayden T. Lovell)
Christopher Paul Horne
Male Student #1 (as Christopher Horne)
Isaiah Sam
Passing Male Student (Jake)
Trina LaFargue
Passing Female Student (Sheila)
Betsy Borrego
Female Student
Murtaza Ali
Big Eared Student
Conway Solomon
Squeaky Voice Guy
Justin Calalay
Loud Partier (as Justin Alexander Calalay)
Pride Grinn
Tip Topper #1
Todd Nasca
Tip Topper #2
Dana Abercrombie
Tip Topper #3
Ellie Picone
Pageant Performer
McKenna Pippen
Homecoming Patron #1
Hailey Frey
Homecoming Patron #2

About

Principal photography began in January 2019 in New Orleans.

The film Tall Girl was scheduled to be released on September 13, 2019 (United States) by Netflix.

The duration of the film is 102 minutes.

Rating

Tall Girl got average rating from critics.

External links

Official website: netflix.com/title/81002412?source=35

IMDB: Tall Girl

Wikipedia: Tall Girl

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