History Film / WelcomeToTheDollhouse

7th Apr '16 2:24:58 PM DivineDeath
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* ClassicalAntiHero: Dawn's an insecure and unloved PinballProtagonist who's trapped in a downward spiral of misery who's either unable or unwilling to improve her situation.



* ShaggyDogStory: [[spoiler:Despite all her trials and tribulations, Dawns' situation has not improved by the end of the movie. She's just as miserable as she was before.]]
** [[spoiler:ShootTheShaggyDog]]: When you take the sequel into account. [[spoiler:Dawn's life did not improve once she finally grew up and got out of the hellish neighborhood. She gained weight, got pregnant, and committed suicide.]]

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* ShaggyDogStory: [[spoiler:Despite all her trials and tribulations, Dawns' situation has not improved by the end of the movie. She's just as miserable as she was before.]]
** [[spoiler:ShootTheShaggyDog]]:
]] When you take the sequel into account. [[spoiler:Dawn's account, [[spoiler:it becomes a ShootTheShaggyDog story as Dawn's life did not improve once only gets worse before she finally grew up and got out of the hellish neighborhood. She gained weight, got pregnant, and committed suicide.kills herself.]]
19th Jan '16 6:49:38 PM jedidarrick
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* BlackComedyRape: A number of examples.Brandon arranges ahead of time that he was going to rape Dawn and they reschedule when it doesn't work out the first time. [[spoiler:He doesn't actually go through with it]].

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* BlackComedyRape: A number of examples. Brandon arranges ahead of time that he was going to rape Dawn and they reschedule when it doesn't work out the first time. [[spoiler:He doesn't actually go through with it]].
29th Jul '15 3:03:47 AM shamblingdead2
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Added DiffLines:

While ''Palindromes'' is considered a nominal sequel, as of 2015, ''Weiner Dog'' has [[http://variety.com/2015/film/news/todd-solondz-weiner-dog-julie-delpy-greta-gerwig-brie-larson-1201527570/ begun shooting]].
18th May '15 9:01:20 PM Cranberries
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* ImGoingToDisneyWorld: In the end, Dawn is on the school bus with a band choir traveling to Florida, though it's not said where it was going.

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* ImGoingToDisneyWorld: In a brief phone conversation between Dawn's mother and an unknown friend, it's brought up that Dawn is supposed to be going on a trip to Disney World with the school glee club, and to the mother's bewilderment confides in her friend that she doesn't understand why Dawn would apparently NOT want to go on the trip. In the end, Dawn is on the school bus with a band the choir traveling to Florida, though on the interstate. Though it's not said where it was going.going, it can be assumed that Dawn was forced to go to Disney World with her classmates after all.
17th Oct '14 7:05:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* DawsonCasting: 24 Year old Eric Mabius (Steve Rodgers) is in high school. Four years later he was still in high school for ''CruelIntentions''.

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* DawsonCasting: 24 Year old Eric Mabius (Steve Rodgers) is in high school. Four years later he was still in high school for ''CruelIntentions''.''Film/CruelIntentions''.
18th Feb '14 10:00:51 PM eiji
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* LoveHurts

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* LoveHurtsLoveHurts: Dawn and to a lesser extent, Brandon.
26th Nov '13 11:23:53 AM Jumpingzombie
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*** Mary Ellen Moriarity, a girl who spoke at Dawn's school about the dangers of talking to strangers, was kidnapped while memorizing her lines for "Hello Dolly." It is also hinted that she may have been raped.

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*** ** Mary Ellen Moriarity, a girl who spoke at Dawn's school about the dangers of talking to strangers, was kidnapped while memorizing her lines for "Hello Dolly." It is also hinted that she may have been raped.
26th Nov '13 11:23:02 AM Jumpingzombie
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* AlphaBitch: Cookie at school, Missy at home.

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* AlphaBitch: Lolita and Cookie at school, Missy at home.
18th Nov '13 11:19:02 AM Alphance
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* ForTheEvulz: Seemingly the ''raison d'etre'' of anyone who makes Dawn miserable.

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* ForTheEvulz: Seemingly the ''raison d'etre'' of anyone who makes Dawn miserable. For instance, the whole reason why Lolita wanted to watch Dawn take a dump was simply because she could.
9th Oct '13 7:47:07 AM 32_Footsteps
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* SmallNameBigEgo: Steve.



* TedBaxter: Steve.
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