High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.Nadine reacts like Nadine, and life spirals out of control. Her desired rendezvous materializes and is nearly costlystrikingly and gently envisioned by Craig and Steinfeld.On the bright side she begins to see the wonderful guy in Erwin.
At a defining story arc, following a drunken indulgence Nadine weeps to Krista, "I've got to spent the rest of my life..myself." This is heartbreaking. Growing up in her eyes, older brother Darian was her parents' favorite. She constantly clashed with her Mom Mona (Kyra Sedgwick), who just did not 'get her'.
She was with her Dad when he unexpectedly passed way.
Now 17 years old Nadine is a junior in high school and in seemingly self imposed exile with her only friend Krista (Richardson).
Her performance is raw we feel her agony, fear, and joy. "The Edge of Seventeen" is one of the best movies of the year.
Having received 103 applications from female talent from across the North of England all keen to play at the event, the Festival, which was recently announced as York’s Outstanding Festival of the Year, spent three weeks whittling the numbers down to six acts.