- 1h 34min
- Directed by: Bo Burnham
- Cast: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson
Kayla (Fisher) is an awkward teenager in her last week of grade school, who posts would-be inspirational vlogs while lacking confidence in daily life. Fisher is superb as the anxious, heroic Kayla and it’s a humane and sometimes hilarious debut from comedian-turned-filmmaker Burnham.
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