The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give
  • 2018
  • US
  • 2h 12min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: George Tillman Jr.
  • Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby
  • UK release: 22 October 2018

Starr (Stenberg) is an African-American high school girl who goes to a predominantly white private school, and who becomes the only witness to her childhood friend being shot by a trigger-happy cop. An unexpectedly rich and complex teen movie, a potent reminder of the complexities of a world full of racial and class divides. Stenberg is excellent.

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The Hate U Give

22 Oct 20184 stars

This adaptation of Angie Thomas' novel is a superior teen movie with a powerful message

On first glance, George Tillman Jr's The Hate U Give looks just another teen movie about high school, prom and boyfriends. After all, Angie Thomas' 2017 book, the source for this drama, was marketed as a Young Adult novel. Yet the themes delved into…

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