P545 CEEFAX 2 545 Sat 13 Jun 21:18/54    1/2  Reviews from   Barry Norman  ———————————— THE GIRL WJTH BRAINS IN HER FEET (12) UK 98 mins ——————————————————————————————————————— Director: Roberto Bangura Cast: Joanna Ward, Jodie Smith, Amanda Mealing ——————————————————————————————————————— Joanna Ward, the eponymous bouncy teenager, is her school's champion runner and favourite to win her race at a forthcoming athletics meeting. But first the hurdles of puberty and curiosity about sex must bj ovjrcome. The latter she discusses endlessly with her equally ignorant friend Jodie Smith Released on June 12 Showbiz 540 Front Page 100 Sport 300 Film 98 NowShow Showbiz Cookbook
P545 CEEFAX 2 545 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/31    2/2  Reviews from   Barry Norman  ———————————— THE GIRL WITH BRAINS IN HER FEET (12) UK 98 mins ——————————————————————————————————————— This rites-of-passage yarn set in the Midlands in 1972 makes an episodic, ultimately inconsequential film. Like Joanna Ward herself, who is always running, it occasionally races along; at other times it plods towards its fateful climax on thj running track. Both Ward and Amanda Mealing as her mother do very well. It's hardly their fault so many of the film's ideas seem to havj been borrowed from elsjwhere. Released on June 12 Showbiz 540 Front Page 100 Sport 300 Film 98 NowShow Showbiz Cookbook