Single mother Grace (Eva Mendes) toils as a maid and a waitress to keep her petulant daughter, Ansiedad (Cierra Ramirez), in private school in Seattle. Although the teenager's name translates as "anxiety," she exhibits no fear or apprehension when, inspired by an English class on rites of passage taught by Patricia Arquette, she decides to plot a series of coming-of-age crises that will supposedly expedite her entry into adulthood. To aid her in these mostly debasing, nonsensical episodes, Ansiedad enlists the help of her only friend, wealthy, chubby Tavita (Raini... More >>>
2011 Pantelion Films/Bob Akester
Grace (Eva Mendez) and Ansiedad (Cierra Ramirez) in Girl in Progress.