A bittersweet tale

By L80Vol
Written July 25, 2014
This movie is an appealing addition to the "how-awful-is-high school" genre. The performances of the main characters and the supporting cast are at points compelling, and they carry the story. The plot details are revealed slowly, which helps hold audience interests. I recommend seeing it once. I am not sure it's worth seeing multiple times, however.
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A real-life peek of our world today

By leamu
Written September 17, 2014
Really well done and not the usual special effects, foul language or abundant sex that so many other movies need to just be OK. A surprising story line - revealed toward the end of the movie - and characters that don't require a lot of immagination to believe. Really, for everyone.
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Great acting in a great movie

By Randytom512
Written October 27, 2012
The actors in this well directed movie were all excellent. It was told from the teenagers viewpoint and the adults had very little dialog. This movie was one of the best movies of the year and I think it should not be forgotten when oscar nominations are being selected. . You will be so engrossed in the movie that you will not be not even be tempted to look at your watch. GO SEE IT and enjoy!
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Excellent

By paulmaty
Written December 10, 2012
Just a great movie about the harsh reality of growing up and highschool, popularity and the potential to survive without totally compromising to the cliques in life. Would have liked to have seen a movie like this when I was that age. A definite must see for all young in the school experience.......and everyone else too. Poingnant messages in this one.
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perks of beeing a wall flower

By doris.dumont
Written September 01, 2014
it took me back to when i wanted to be popular, i hope every young person has the chance to see this. genuine, flawed , all that we are. no car chases or brutal murders, but working it out , beeing there for your friends..........
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