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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • 2012
  • US
  • 103 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Stephen Chbosky
  • Written by: Stephen Chbosky
  • Cast: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Nina Dobrev, Mae Whitman, Paul Rudd
  • UK release: 5 October 2012

In a 90s American high school, Charlie (Lerman) negotiates first love and social strictures in the wake of a personal trauma. Writer/director Chbosky adapted his own novel, giving a purity of voice and intent to this sincere and witty drama, while Miller steals the show as Charlie’s new best friend.

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

3 Oct 20124 stars

Sincere and witty coming of age drama staring Ezra Miller, Emma Watson and Logan Lerman

Were space aliens to seek an insight into Earth society via the portal of American pop culture, they might be forgiven for coming away with the impression that boy adolescents bear the upper hand in most things. Blame The Catcher in the Rye, perhaps…

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