WHO’S IN IT?

Grace Kaufman (Brave New Jersey), Jason Segel (Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Cherry Jones (Cradle Will Rock), Jacques Colimon (Sweet Old World), Ji-young Yoo (Moxie), Pico Alexander (A Most Violent Year), Havana Rose Liu (Mayday)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Josephine Decker (Shirley), director, producer; Jandy Nelson (film debut), writer; Allison Rose Carter (Donald Cried), Denise Di Novi (Heathers) and Margaret French-Isaac (The Fan), producers; Ava Berkofsky (Flood Tide), cinematographer; Laura Zempel (film debut), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Lennie Walker (Kaufman) is a 17-year-old musical prodigy who is struggling to cope following the sudden loss of her older sister Bailey (Liu). When she meets Joe Fontaine (Colimon), the charismatic new guy at school, her life begins to turn around, but her complicated relationship with her sister’s devastated boyfriend Toby (Pico Alexander) threatens to derail their newfound bond…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

After a couple of experimental dark dramas with Madeline’s Madeline and Shirley, director Josephine Decker opts for safer YA fare with this romantic teen romance that contains some interesting extra layers.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON APPLE TV+

 

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