How does a nice girl like Shirley Lyner go from college-bound high-school junior and dutiful babysitter to ruthless ringleader of a suburban teen-prostitution ring? More smoothly that you might think, according to writer-director David Ross, whose stylishly tawdry black comedy fits neatly between HEATHERS and AMERICAN BEAUTY. THE BABYSITTERS CLUB this ain't.
Like many young women her age, Shirley (Katherine Waterson) is facing the stresses of class grades and SAT scores and the realities of attending college at a time when tuitions are soaring and financial aid isn't always easy to come by. Shirley takes regular gigs looking after Mikey (Jansen Panettiere)...