almost 7 years
Predictable but fun and sexy.
St Trinian's is the sixth in a long-running series of films based on the works of cartoonist Ronald Searle. The first five films form a series, starting with The Belles of St Trinian's in 1954, with sequels in 1957, 1960, 1966 and 1980.
The 2007 release, coming 27 years after the last entry and 53 years after the first film, is a rebooting of the franchise, rather than a direct sequel, with certain plot elements borrowed from the first movie.
St Trinian's is an anarchic school for uncontrollable girls run by eccentric headmistress Camilla Dagey Fritton (the reboot continues the tradition, established with Alistair Sim in the original film, of casting a male actor who plays the female character in drag, with Rupert Everett inheriting the role).
The film opens with Annabelle Fritton (Talulah Riley), being admitted to St Trinians by her aunt Camilla (Rupert Everett) and her father Carnaby (also Everett). She is terribly depressed, and after being knocked out of the way by a rush of girls...