• The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Release Date: August 7th, 2015

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

In 1970s San Francisco, a precocious 15-year-old (Bel Powley) embarks on an enthusiastic sexual odyssey, beginning with her mother's current lover (Alexander Skarsgård).

Cast: Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Kristen Wiig, Christopher Meloni, Abby Wait, Miranda Bailey, John Parsons, Madeleine Waters

Director: Marielle Heller

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Archer Gray

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    A remarkably vibrant and frank look at one precocious teen’s emerging sexual life — a film with the stuff of life coursing through its veins and sex very much on its brain. show more

  • 100
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    The heroine’s voice-overs, delivered into the microphone of a Bell & Howell tape recorder in Minnie’s bedroom, are the movie’s motor. They’re proud and insecure, profanely comic, dripping with adolescent wisdom and self-absorption. show more

  • 100
    Lee MarshallScreen International

    It’s this adoption not only of Minnie’s point of view but the voice and narrative style of her half girlish, half womanly outlook on life that makes The Diary of a Teenage Girl such a vibrant, hopeful film. show more

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