WHO’S IN IT?
Grace VanderWaal (film debut), Graham Verchere (Summer of ’84), Giancarlo Esposito (Do The Right Thing), Karan Brar (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), Darby Stanchfield (Waitress), Maximiliano Hernández (Captain America: The Winter Soldier)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Julia Hart (Miss Stevens), director; Kristin Hahn (Dumplin’), writer, producer; Jordan Horowitz (Fast Color) and Jerry Spinelli (film debut), writers; Eddie Gamarra (The Maze Runner), Ellen Goldsmith-Vein (The Spiderwick Chronicles), Lee Stollman (Abduction) and Lindsay William (film debut), producers; Rob Simonsen (Foxcatcher), composer; Bryce Fortner (Ingrid Goes West), cinematographer; Shayar Bhansali (film debut) and Tracey Wadmore-Smith (The Edge of Seventeen), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Leo Borlock (Verchere) is a high school student who becomes taken with Susan “Stargirl” Caraway (VanderWaal), a mysterious but colourful free spirit who arrives after previously being home-schooled. As he begins to fall in love with her, he soon finds that her quirky and unconventional nature is having an effect on how he sees himself and the whole world…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Based on the best-selling YA romance novel, Stargirl arrives to enchant teen viewers with its affirming message of embracing who you are.