The Edge of Seventeen (2017)
First screened in January 2017
Director: Kelly Fremon Craig. Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Hayden Szeto, Woody Harrelson, Alexander Calvert, Eric Keenleyside, Nesta Cooper, Daniel Bacon. Screenplay: Kelly Fremon Craig. Twitter Capsule:
Somebody brought it on again. Somebody found a seventeenth candle. But she also made a movie wholly her own.
So beautifully written and brightly acted, and so superior to most films of its ilk, that it's tempting to honor as a very rare bird indeed.