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The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012

  • Stephen Chbosky
  • September 21, 2012
  • 102 mins
  • English
  • Drama, Romance
We are infinite.
A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.


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"In this moment, I swear we are infinite."
Actually I didn't spent a good time like a movie in my high school age and I always have admired hurtful but joyful days in my adolecence. The film reminded me of the thought again as well as films describing days of high schools. What if I re-attended a school again in a different place? I may spend a similar days again? I'm not so young anymore and may have to think other things. However, it's also important to feel infinity sometimes.

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A poignant coming of age story with a sobering twist. Great performances. I gave it an 8 (great) out of 10.

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"Welcome to the island of misfit toys."

Honestly and accurately depicting the angst and turmoil of one's high school years is a real trick, but 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' manages to nail it. It also succeeds in illustrating those important, life-changing moments of true generosity and goodwill that teen movies rarely focus on. Despite Hollywood telling us otherwise, not all teens are smarmy jerks, and some of them can even recognize and respond to the woundedness they see in others by virtue of their own brokenness.

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