RIDING IN CARS WITH BOYS -
Starring Drew Barrymore Genre:
ComedyRunning time:2 hrs.:
Drew Barrymore, Brittany Murphy, James Woods, Steve Zahn, Lorraine Bracco Directed by:
Penny Marshall Produced by:
James L. Brooks, Laurence Mark, Sara Colleton, Richard Sakai, Julie Ansell Written by:
Morgan Upton Ward, Morgan Ward
Drew Barrymore plays Beverly Donofrio, a woman who had grand dreams as a teenager. After failing to get into college, she finds her dreams derailed by her weakness for boys, which resulted in an accidental pregnancy.
As she grows up and raises her young son, she tries to come to terms with how her life has gone so far while reluctantly discovering how to be a mother.
She struggles with her identity, her relationships and her goals, and eventually she finds the strength to pursue her dreams.
She finally ends up at an elite New England university where she tries to reach a balance between her mistakes and her goals.