Girl in Progress

Synopsis: Ansiedad has always hated the fact that her mom Grace was never mature or responsible. After getting used to taking care of her mom instead of the other way around Ansiedad decides to become in adult in every way possible. With that in mind she creates an outrageous list of all the things she needs to accomplish in order to become an adult. This coming of age story shows that growing up is never as easy as it seems and that the best thing to do is stay put.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Patricia Riggen
Production: Lionsgate/Pantelion Films
  6 wins & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

Water. Vase.


This can't wait.

Don't wait up.

Okay, here we go.

Okay, now the crab vindaloo

will be another 15 minutes,

but it's so won'th it.

Okay? Okay.

Oh, more mussels. I'm sorry,

I'll get right on that.

Two crab balls. One beaver tail.

Three fatty bays, all the way to stay.

Where's your little girl?

Oh, I don't know.

Welcome to Emile's Crab Shack.

Something to drink?

Okay, good.

But you have to be

a little bit more energetic.

You want people to have to

come into this restaurant

and request for you to be their waiter.

- So just be more, you know, upbeat.

- Okay.

Hi, welcome to Emile's Crab Shack.

Something to drink?

Very good. Okay, good. Okay.

Now let's move on to the items on the menu.

Start right here.

- Soft sell.

- Soft shell.

- Soft shell crabs.

- Yes, good.

Soft, like your mother.

Like your mother's kiss.

I'm learning.


Tables don't clear themselves.

I'm teaching Mission Impossible to read.

Hey, I'll do it.

No. No, no, no.

She will do it. She needs to learn.

- I'll teach you when I get back.

- Okay.

Stop calling him that. It's gonna stick.

Hey, Mission Impossible.

I've got a delivery for you.

And clean up before you get there.

Grace, I need to talk to you in the office.

Can you guess what I'm about to say?


Crab Masters.

I've been invited to Crab Fest.

Do you know what that is?

It is the Oscars of crabs.

It is the Wimbledon,

it is the Heavyweight Championship.

And they've invited me.

They have no idea what they're in for.

My King Crab Masala is going to

make the judges crap their pants.

But it occurs to me, out of the three of you,

I don't have a prime candidate

to run my restaurant.

Olga, you're too old.

Screw you.

- Becky, your husband beats you.

- What?

Grace, you're my secret weapon.

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