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Caitlin Moran Adapts 'How To Build A Girl' for Film

Directed by Coky Giedroyc, from a script written by Caitlin Moran herself, the film adaptation of How To Build A Girl is set to be released in UK cinemas later this year on 3 July 2020. It first premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September 2019 to critical acclaim, and starring are Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart), Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), Chris O'Dowd (State of the Union), Emma Thompson (Late Night) and Paddy Considine (Peaky Blinders).  

Based on the novel by Caitlin Moran, itself loosely inspired by her own experiences as a young music writer, the film follows Feldstein as Johanna Morrigan – a working class 16-year-old living in Wolverhampton who moves to London and reinvents herself as rock critic Dolly Wilde.

Click here to watch a Q&A with the film's cast and crew at the TIFF.

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