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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (8-Sep-2012)

Director: Stephen Chbosky

Writer: Stephen Chbosky

From novel: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Keywords: Drama, Coming of Age

Cinematic adaptation of the 1999 novel of the same name follows an awkward high school freshman's attempts to ingratiate himself with the real world.

ABSTRACT
Nervous, shy, and introverted high school freshman Charlie's mundane life is taken for a spin when he is befriended by two seniors, Sam and Patrick. Invited to take part in a variety of eccentric social activities running the gamut from his first consumption of a pot brownie to reproductions of The Rocky Horror Show and romance with a domineering young woman, Charlie quickly learns firsthand the joys and pitfalls of existing as a teenager in the modern world.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joan Cusack
Actor
11-Oct-1962   Grosse Pointe Blank
Nina Dobrev
Actor
9-Jan-1989   Elena Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries
Logan Lerman
Actor
19-Jan-1992   Percy Jackson & the Olympians
Melanie Lynskey
Actor
16-May-1977   Heavenly Creatures
Dylan McDermott
Actor
26-Oct-1961   Bobby Donnell on The Practice
Ezra Miller
Actor
1992   We Need to Talk About Kevin
Paul Rudd
Actor
6-Apr-1969   The Shape of Things
Tom Savini
Film Director
3-Nov-1946   Special effects master
Kate Walsh
Actor
13-Oct-1967   Dr. Montgomery on Private Practice
Emma Watson
Actor
15-Apr-1990   Hermione in Harry Potter films
Mae Whitman
Actor
9-Jun-1988   Ann on Arrested Development

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