Kayla (Elsie Fisher) endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban
adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle
school—the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year—before she
begins high school.
Nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Comedy at the Golden Globes. Winner of the Best First Screenplay Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Winner of a WGA Award for Best Original Screenplay.
“First-time director Bo Burnham’s tender take on teen angst,
starring an incandescent Elsie Fisher, is a flat-out triumph-a film that
is both indelibly of the moment and achingly timeless.“- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone