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Jessica by Bryce CourtenayJessica is based on the inspiring true story of a young girls fight for justice against tremendous odds.
A tomboy, Jessica is the pride of her father, as they work together on the struggling family farm. One quiet day, the peace of the bush is devastated by a terrible murder. Only Jessica is able to save the killer from the lynch mob but will justice prevail in the courts?
Nine months later, a baby is born with Jessica determined to guard the secret of the fathers identity. The rivalry of Jessica and her beautiful sister for the love of the same man will echo throughout their lives until finally the truth must be told.
Set in the harsh Australian bush against the outbreak of World War I, this novel is heartbreaking in its innocence, and shattering in its brutality.
A deserved bestseller, based on fact, a story told with heartbreaking honesty. Australian Womens Weekly
Courtenay draws on the social satire of Jane Austen and the dark forces of Thomas Hardy, and his tragic heroine parallels Antigone Herald Sun
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When so many recent films and TV shows have gone for wild, fantastical escapism, sometimes you just need a story that's so relatable it feels like it was ripped straight out of your own life. Lifetime is taking a swing at small-scale, emotional drama with the movie Story Of A Girl, which debuts on July Story Of A Girl isn't based on a true story , but it is adapted from some source material. The movie is based on the young adult novel of the same name, by author Sara Zarr. The story, which feels even more relevant in than it may have in , is about a teenager whose sexual experience is made public and the trauma and shame she suffers as a result.
Inspired by a true story, Girl Fight recounts the harrowing story of a year-old, stellar high school student whose life spirals downward when her former friends conspire to upload onto the Internet a shocking video of them beating her up. Steve Scott Tink. Media Nation Front Street Pictures. Canada USA. Review by Krista S. Don't mind me, I have this blinded belief that Lifetime Movie Network holds the last vestige of Sirkian melodrama, but that's probably just a snotty way of justifying a bad habit of watching this stuff. However we can throw a little street cred this film's way for starring Anne Heche and being directed by Jake Gyllenhaal's dad, and maybe for featuring teengirl-on-teengirl brutality.
Girl Fight is a television film that premiered on Lifetime on October 3, Inspired by true events,  the film revolves around a year-old girl who tries to fit in with a popular group of girls, leading to a brutal beating upon joining the clique. The film was inspired by a beating in Florida; a video of some of the beating, released by Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, was used heavily by the news media and the story caused nationwide public outrage. Haley Macklin Jodelle Ferland is an academically advanced high school student. She sees herself as an outsider because she has skipped a grade. Her intelligence and well articulated contributions to class discussions cause her classmates to become jealous. Frustrated that she is left out from a popular group of girls, she posts negative comments about them on a social networking website.
Skip navigation! Story from Movies. There are very few people on the fence about Lifetime movies. Either you love to sit down to a night of grisly murders and teens in terrible danger of being kidnapped or trying pot, or you don't. And for true Lifetime movie fans, nothing is more exciting than a film that promises it was "based on a true story. Because lets face it, if Lifetime was interested in your true story, it wasn't just violent or salacious. It was weird.