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Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.
Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on.
Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) starts dating her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson). All at once, Nadine feels more alone than ever, until the unexpected friendship of a thoughtful boy (Hayden Szeto) gives her a glimmer of hope that things just might not be so terrible after all.Written by
The original script, titled "Besties", centered more on the comedic aspect, and Nadine's friendship with Krista, rather than the friendship being one of the aspects affecting her life. That script did not have Mr. Bruner (Nadine's teacher). Nadine's full name was Nadine Hamidi Yousefa Rostami, her mom's boyfriend was envisioned differently (with dialogue), there wasn't even a mention of her father's death, Nick was Hot Soccer Dan and had around two lines of dialogue, Erwin was a flutist instead of an aspiring filmmaker, and it had a prom sequence at the end. See more »
When Nadine is having lunch in Mr. Bruner's room, she moves trays on his desk to prop her feet up. When she gets up to get her lunch to leave the room, the trays have returned to their original positions. See more »
Look I don't wanna take up a ton of your time, but I'm gonna kill myself. I just thought someone should know. I don't really know how this works. I'm probably gonna jump off an overpass in front of a semi, so... Or U-Haul, maybe, just not a bus. I'm not gonna be a dick and make people watch, but it has to be big; it's gotta be so big that it just...
[snaps her fingers]
Done; kills me. Lights out. 'Cause if it just maims me, and I'm like...
[imitates differently abled person]
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What seems to be the typical "teen" movie of young teenagers in high school ends up being an unusual movie of its kind. I explain: although it's true that the film is a teen movie (it does not deceive anyone), it is also true that this is more complex and adult than it appears in a first look.
The film has some of the typical stereotypes of the genre, I will not lie, but still breaks with the dynamics of these films, as it shows a fragile girl and reveals all her fears. The viewer sees how Nadine is with her problems and concerns.
Everyone is great! Hailee Steinfeld is the ideal actress for the character of Nadine, she is the queen of the film and manages to make her character feel real, getting you to empathize with her and make the film an extraordinary work into the genre. Without she, the film probably would not have been as good as it is. Also, Woody Harrelson. Seriously, incredible. All the scenes with him are great. He does a very good role, and the peculiar Nadine-professor couple with their dialogues are the best.
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