Ghost World is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic book of the same name by Daniel Clowes, with a screenplay co-written by Clowes and Zwigoff. The story focuses on the lives of Enid and Rebecca (played by Thora Birch and Scarlett Johansson), two teenage outsiders in an unnamed American city. The film was released with limited box-office success, but it was extremely well received by film critics. Wikipedia
Ghost World is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, United Artists films, 2001 films, Films based on comics, Films about dysfunctional families, Films shot in Los Angeles, California, Female buddy films, American comedy-drama films and American coming-of-age films.
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