WHO’S IN IT?
Elsie Fisher (Despicable Me), Josh Hamilton (Manchester By The Sea), Emily Robinson (Private Life), Catherine Oliviere (The Weaver of Raveloe), Jake Ryan (Moonrise Kingdom), Luke Prael (film debut), Daniel Zolghadri (The Persian Connection), Fred Hechinger (Alex Strangelove), Imani Lewis (film debut), Nora Mullins (film debut), Gerald W. Jones (film debut), Missy Yager (Happy Death Day 2U), Shacha Temirov (film debut), Greg Crowe (The Office of Doom), Thomas John O’Reilly (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Bo Burnham (film debut), director, writer; Eli Bush (Lady Bird), Scott Rudin (Annihilation), Christopher Storer (Adventures in the Sin Bin) and Lila Yacoub (Mid90s), producers; Anna Meredith (Bb), composer; Andrew Wehde (Imperfections), cinematographer; Jennifer Lilly (The One I Love), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Kayla (Fisher) is a young teenager in her final week of eighth grade, and she must survive through one awkward encounter after another before she finishes and goes on to high school…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Bo Burnham’s acclaimed and award-winning filmmaking debut, and with it the wonderful lead performance by young Elsie Fisher, finally makes it to the UK to haunt the nightmares of people this side of the pond with their own awkward memories of junior school.