The Edge of Seventeen

The Edge of Seventeen
  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 44min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Kelly Fremon Craig
  • Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Woody Harrelson
  • UK release: 30 November 2016

Nadine (Steinfeld) is a smart, self-obsessed, suburbanite teenager whose best friend Krista (Richardson) jumps into bed with her sporty brother Darian (Jenner). Refreshingly smart, acerbic, articulate teen dramedy with a strong performance from Steinfeld and Harrelson engagingly combative as her teacher. Predictable? Maybe. Worthy of comparison with The Breakfast Club? Hell yes.

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The Edge of Seventeen

28 Nov 20163 stars

Hailee Steinfeld shines in an articulate albeit predictable teen movie from Kelly Fremon Craig

It's tough out there for a teenager and writer-director Kelly Fremon Craig's drama transcends clichés to capture the agonies of being young. True Grit's Hailee Steinfeld plays Nadine, a well-heeled suburbanite who is smart and self-obsessed; even if the…

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