Raised in African bush country by her zoologist parents, Cady Heron thinks she knows about survival of the fittest. But the law of the jungle takes on a whole new meaning when the home-schooled 16-year-old enters public high school for the first time and encounters psychological warfare and unwritten social rules that teenage girls face today. —IMDb
Mark Stephen Waters (born June 30, 1964) is an American film director and producer. Waters is perhaps best known for directing Mean Girls.
He is the brother of screenwriter Daniel Waters and has been married to actress Dina Spybey since 2000. He is a graduate of the American Film Institute and as of September 2006 has a development deal with Paramount pictures. He often directs light-hearted, family-friendly films. He has a daughter named Zoe.
Waters was one of the 120 invitees to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2006. —Wikipedia
Cat needs to add this to her Sinema de Sade list - it's as perverse and twisted as Salo in its depiction of the madness of high school chicanery.