The Diary of a Teenage Girl


The Diary of a Teenage Girl
A teenage girl is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. She begins a complex love affair with her mother's boyfriend, ''the handsomest man in the world.'' What follows is a sharp, funny and provocative account of one girl's sexual and artistic awakening, without judgment.

102 minutes.
No persons under 18 (Language, Sex, Drug abuse).
Drama, Romance, On the art circuit
I wish he would make his move ...
I wish he would make his move ...

Credits

Cast
Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Christopher Meloni, Kristin Wiig
Director
Marielle Heller
ScreenplayPhoebe Gloeckner, Marielle Heller
MusicNate Heller
CinematographyBrandon Trost
EditingMarie-Hélène Dozo, Koen Timmerman
Sound formats
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2015
Produced byCaviar, Cold Iron Pictures, Archer Gray

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageFrequent, strong impact
NudityInfrequent, moderate impact
SexNone [sic]
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone [sic]
Comments
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
18 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
1
Violence
2
Sex
5
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
5

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Times
Todd McCarthy quote iconDear diary...
20
Metacritic.com
35 critics
17
Rottentomatoes critics
115 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Boldly unconventional and refreshingly honest, Diary of a Teenage Girl is a frank coming-of-age story that addresses its themes -- and its protagonist -- without judgment.
19
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
16
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconBold but flawed film about sexual awakening is very mature.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
45 users
13
Rottentomatoes users
6464 users
15
Internet
2090 Netizens quote iconA film that's sadly uncommon in America (which is also makes it a film you need to see)
14

Average .. 78%

16

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