Eighth Grade
Director: 
Bo Burnham
Year: 
2018
Rating: 
R
Run Time: 
94 mins
Cast: 
Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson

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. 

"One of the more thoughtful and valiant feature film directorial debuts in recent memory." - San Francisco Chronicle

"Poignantly funny, wrenchingly wise and meltingly beautiful, Eighth Grade is a not-so-small miracle of independent filmmaking." - Wall Street Journal

"Bo Burnham’s story about a 14-year-old misfit is one of the funniest, saddest and most heartfelt teen movies ever." - Rolling Stone

"'Eighth Grade' is a simple story of an unremarkable girl, tenderly and movingly told." - The New York Times

"'Eighth Grade' is an absolute delight that stings with truth. It’s heartbreaking, heartwarming, and a total charmer." - Entertainment Weekly