Writer / Director Max Minghella & Producer Jamie Bell are interviewed by DaniElle DeLaite for their movie Teen Spirit which stars Elle Fanning. The modern take on the Cinderella story has all the America’s Got Talent drama of a local singing competition winner who pop superstardom goes global.

This film marks the directorial debut of Max Minghella, and alongside Elle Fanning the film stars Agnieszka Grochowska, Archie Madekwe, Zlatko Buric, Millie Brady, Vivian Oparah, Ria Zmitrowicz and Olive Gray.


Violet is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Driven by a pop-fuelled soundtrack, Teen Spirit is a visceral and stylish spin on the Cinderella story.