Unpopular and bullied in her upper-class private school, nerdy Jewish 13-year-old Esther Blueburger (Danielle Catanzariti) befriends a well-liked student (Keisha Castle-Hughes), whose mom is a free-thinking stripper (Toni Collette). Esther adopts a phony identity to enroll in her new friend's public school, where her put-on "bad girl" act opens up opportunities for some unusual life lessons. Winning teen film co-stars Russell Dykstra, Essie Davis. 101 min. Soundtrack: English.