Clueless on Netflix: this film will take you back to the 1990s

It is, without a doubt, one of the best teen movies of the 90s. And you can see it and see it again on Netflix right now.

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Her yellow plaid jacket and skirt set is simply iconic. His repartee, his style, his blond hair and his wealth too, certainly. Cher Horowitz is the quintessential teen movie heroine of the 1990s in clueless. And if you don’t really know what we’re talking about, that’s good, this cult film is available on Netflix. The opportunity to see it or see it again as many times as possible. A little reminder: clueless tells the story of Cher, played by Alicia Silverstone, a spoiled young Beverly Hills high school student who is extremely popular with her classmates. One day, when her half-brother says she is too superficial, she decides to change her behavior. From now on, she will do good around her. Starting by playing the matchmaker between two single teachers and the guide for the new student.

clueless : how was Alicia Silverstone spotted?

To make the film, director Amy Heckerling wanted to dive all the way into the golden youth of Beverly Hills. She therefore invited herself to a high school in the wealthy district of Los Angeles to observe adolescents in their natural habitat in 1995. Clothes, language tics, disdainful looks, etc. We can say that everything is thought through. Moreover, the film was then shot in a real high school and not in the studio, to make it more real. And to keep it authentic, you also needed actresses who were really teenagers. This is the case of Alicia Silverstone, who was 17 at the time. The director spotted her in the clip Cryin’ from Aerosmith.

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clueless : the foot in the stirrup for Paul Rudd

After playing in clueless, Alicia Silverstone continued her acting career, without landing any major roles. She did, however, star alongside Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell in Killing of the Sacred Deerin 2017. On the other hand, if there is an actor of clueless who has done extremely well in his acting career is Paul Rudd. In the film, he plays Josh, Cher’s father’s ex-stepson, who falls in love with her. In life, Paul Rudd has chained the big projects in the cinema until joining the family of the Avengers in the costume of Ant-Man.

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