The Edge of Seventeen

The Edge of Seventeen

Country: United States of America

Status: Complete

Released: 2016

Genre: Comedy/Drama

Plot: 17-year old Nadine Franklin (Hailee Steinfeld) frantically enters the classroom of her history teacher, Mr. Bruner (Woody Harrelson), and dramatically tells him that she is going to kill herself. Nadine flashes back to the events leading to that moment. Nadine lives with her mother Mona (Kyra Sedgwick) and older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) in suburban Portland, OR. Her life has been difficult since her father's death four years ago, which has sent her into a depression. While Mona is away, Nadine and her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson) get drunk. Krista sleeps with Darien, angering Nadine. Krista tells Nadine that she will continue to see Darian after Nadine offers an ultimatum between herself and Darian and then convinces Nadine to come to a party that he invited her to attend. At the house party, Nadine struggles to interact with others due to her social anxiety. Nadine calls classmate Erwin Kim (Hayden Szeto) and the two spend the night at an amusement park. She dis