04/05/2012 04:17 pm ET

The Damsels In ‘Damsels In Distress' Discuss The Film, Director Whit Stillman, And Women In Films

Simply finding a movie with a single interesting female role can feel like a major discovery. But stumbling upon a film with four vibrant, fresh, funny female characters is cause for celebration.

The college-set comedy of manners Damsels in Distress-the first movie in 12 years from '90s indie icon Whit Stillman (the unique mind behind Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco)-shines a spotlight on a quartet of equally exciting breakout stars, who just happen to be women.

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