Just in time for Mother’s Day, “Girl in Progress” is providing illustrative lessons on how to be the antithesis of an exemplary Mom.
The movie’s not-so-model single mum eats the last of the cereal and milk before her adolescent daughter comes down for breakfast, is sleeping with a married man and leaves the kid alone overnight while crashing drunk at a new boyfriend’s house.
She then has the nerve to tell her daughter, “You need to grow up!”
In “Girl in Progress,” the daughter is trying to do exactly that, way too fast and way too soon for her own good.
This slight independent film, an...