16 to Life

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

16 to Life
16 to life poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Becky Smith
Produced by Terry Trimpe
Written by Becky Smith
Starring Hallee Hirsh
Shiloh Fernandez
Mandy Musgrave
Theresa Russell
Music by H. Scott Salinas
Cinematography Quyen Tran
Edited by Eleanor Infante
Release date
  • September 19, 2009 (2009-09-19)
Country United States
Language English

16 to Life is a comedy film directed by Becky Smith and starring Hallee Hirsh as Kate, a bookish teen about to turn 16 who plays match-maker for her friends. Co-stars include: Shiloh Fernandez, Mandy Musgrave, Theresa Russell, Carson Kressley and Nicholas Downs.[1][2] The film was originally titled “Duck Farm No. 13”, but the title was changed to appeal to younger audiences; it was filmed primarily in McGregor, Iowa and premiered August 29, 2009 at the Landlocked Film Festival.[3][4]

Plot summary[edit]

It all starts in the morning when it is Kate birthday. She has never had her first kiss. She works in a store at the docks with her best friend who lost her virginity to a player. Kate's goal for her 16th birthday is to have her first kiss, which she does at the end of the movie.


  1. ^ Premiere set for film shot in Iowa. Hoopla (Cedar Rapids Gazette) http://hooplanow.com/movies/2009/08/premiere-set-for-film-shot-in-iowa/ Archived November 17, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ 16 to Life on IMDb
  3. ^ "Landlocked Festival bringing '16 to Life' home for premiere". Cedar Rapids Gazette. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved August 27, 2009. 
  4. ^ Sellout Englert Crowd Cheers Iowa-Made '16 to Life', California Chronicle, August 31, 2009, http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/yb/134747091 Archived November 17, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]