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Girls Against Boys



"Girls Against Boys" is a character-driven, psychological thriller about two girls on a killing spree in New York. With edgy and ironic humor and a darkly meditative tone that is far more European or Asian than typically American, it is also a coming-of-age story about a young woman coming to understand how the world really works. It’s a ride for sure, and it even gets more than a little gruesome, but it's character-driven rather than action-driven, and it has a psychological twist that's more like a way of reading the film than a big reveal.


Director(s): Austin Chick

Producer(s): Aimee Shieh, Clay Floren

Screenwriter(s): Austin Chick

Cinematographer: Kathryn Westergaard

Editor(s): Pete Beaudreau

Production Designer: Jeanelle Marie

Sound Designer: Jacob Ribicoff

Music: Nathan Larson

Additional Credits: Costume Designer: Kama K. Royz, Sound Mixer: Tammy Douglas, Post-Production Supervisor: Jonathan Ferrantelli, Music Supervisor: Howard Paar, Casting Director: Ellen Parks

Principal Cast: Danielle Panabaker, Nicole LaLiberte, Liam Aiken, Michael Stahl-David, Andrew Howard

Director Bio


Austin Chick is the writer/director of 2002 Sundance Film Festival hit "XX/XY", distributed by IFC Films. Chick went on to serve as a co-producer on "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead". Most recently, he directed "August", which also had its premiere at Sundance, and was distributed by First Look Studios.


Sales Agent: Ben Weiss / Paradigm

Public Film Contact

Aimee Shieh
Floren Shieh Productions


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