Janeane Garofalo in "Reality Bites"

Realist Vickie in "Reality Bites" (Janeane Garofalo) On the edge of adulthood and drowning in 1990s angst, Lelaina (Winona Ryder) needs a reality check. Enter Vickie, sidekick with an edge, a dark side and an employee discount at The Gap. She's the friend willing to tell it to you straight: Get over the guy and get a job.
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