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  • Awesome Music: The whole film has an amazing, often rather pep and easy-going soundtrack that often contrasts seemingly quite inappropriately with its general theme of angst. Surprisingly, it works with the very weird, uneven mood of the film.
  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: Too many to count!
  • Crosses the Line Twice: The way Kitten imagines her conception.
  • Ear Worm: Every freaking song on the soundtrack. Seriously.
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  • Fair for Its Day: The portrayal of being transgender is a little iffy, as is the casting of a cisgender man as a trans woman — but Kitten is a sympathetic and lovable heroine, and she's not portrayed as a one-dimensional stereotype. Far from it, in fact. So the movie comes off as less offensive and more a well-intentioned product of its time.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Ruth Negga, who plays Kitten's childhood friend Charlie.
  • Tear Jerker:
    • Lawrence's death.
    • When Kitten fantasizes about being a spy, and then imagines magically un-exploding the bomb, and we see that in her mind she was dancing with her childhood love. And at the thought of it all...
    • Kitten finally tracking down her real mother, but being unable to reveal herself.
  • The Woobie: Kitten.
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