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Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade
Comedy | 2018 | R. 1hr 34min
Closed Captioning | Open Captions on Wed | Audio Description CAST: Josh Hamilton, Elsie Fisher, Daniel Zolghadri DIRECTOR: Bo Burnham ENDS 9/13

Thirteen-year-old Kayla 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.


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Fisher delivers a glorious symphony of awkward poignancy, from Kayla's cringe-worthy attempts to chat up a popular girl to her ultimately sweet connection with her kind, befuddled single dad.
Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
Burnham's accomplished debut offers plenty for viewers of all ages, along with a filmmaking vision that is well beyond many of his comedy peers.
Nick Allen, RogerEbert.com
Elsie Fisher makes Eighth Grade a triumphant manifesto for all who have felt awkward, misunderstood and abused at a time when they just wanted to be cheered.
Christopher Llewellyn Reed, Hammer to Nail
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