The Edge of Seventeen

Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other’s older brother, who is totally his sister’s nemesis.

Credits: TheMovieDb.

Film Cast:

  • Nadine Franklin: Hailee Steinfeld
  • Krista: Haley Lu Richardson
  • Darian Franklin: Blake Jenner
  • Mr. Bruner: Woody Harrelson
  • Mona Franklin: Kyra Sedgwick
  • Erwin Kim: Hayden Szeto
  • Nick Mossman: Alexander Calvert
  • Tom Franklin: Eric Keenleyside
  • Shannon: Nesta Cooper
  • Greer: Meredith Monroe
  • Jeannie: Katie Stuart
  • Little Nadine: Lina Renna
  • Little Darian: Christian Michael Cooper
  • Little Krista: Ava Grace Cooper
  • TCBY Girl: Laine MacNeil
  • Little Mean Girl: Jena Skodje
  • Film Festival Emcee: Daniel Bacon
  • Teammate: Kavandeep Hayre
  • Junior Guy: Lyle Reginald
  • Hospital Official: Chris Shields
  • Usher: Christian Lagasse
  • Krista’s Mom: Kirsten Robek
  • Erwin’s Friend: Laura Ward

Film Crew:

  • Animation: David Silverman
  • Producer: James L. Brooks
  • Casting: Heike Brandstatter
  • Casting: Coreen Mayrs
  • Executive Producer: Cathy Schulman
  • Sound Designer: Kami Asgar
  • Production Design: William Arnold
  • Co-Producer: Amy Brooks
  • Executive Producer: Oren Aviv
  • Costume Design: Carla Hetland
  • Executive Producer: Robert Simonds
  • Editor: Tracey Wadmore-Smith
  • Original Music Composer: Atli Örvarsson
  • Producer: Richard Sakai
  • Executive Producer: Wang Zhonglei
  • Art Direction: John Alvarez
  • Producer: Julie Ansell
  • Executive Producer: Wang Zhongjun
  • Co-Producer: James Bitonti
  • Director of Photography: Doug Emmett
  • Executive Producer: Brendan Ferguson
  • Writer: Kelly Fremon Craig
  • Executive Producer: Jerry Ye
  • Sound Effects Editor: Sebastian Sheehan Visconti
  • Sound Effects Editor: Mark Larry
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Erin Oakley
  • Set Decoration: Ide Foyle
  • Makeup Department Head: Natalie Cosco
  • Casting: Melissa Kostenbauder
  • Executive Producer: Adam Fogelson
  • Executive Producer: Donald Tang
  • Executive Producer: Pete Corral
  • Associate Producer: Lisa Walder

Movie Reviews:

  • Gimly: “Shit. Underdeveloped? Overdeveloped? A good movie’s a good movie.”

    – Ice T

    _Final rating:★★★½ – I strongly recommend you make the time._

  • Reno: **Nothing is frustrating than losing a best friend!**

    There are lots of stupid teen films in the recent time. But don’t confuse it with them. It is a fine, sensible drama with some fun. It’s a dream debut for the director. Being a woman and making a film on the same subject, especially teenager issue, really well investigated and turned into the beautiful film. Yeah, it is now one of the cult films and by the years pass on, it will gain more popularity with a certain group of people.

    A teen girl who lost her close friend to her brother after they both falling in love which she did not approve. It’s only the beginning of her worst life in her mid teenage. So now she has to find a way to turn her life around, or she can live her life as it is, but with complaints. The second half of the film is to cover her attempt to recovery, if she achieves one.

    The surprise was, I anticipated normal teen comedy that targeted teens only. But it is almost for all ages, excluding the little ones for its strong thematic contents. Kind of inspiring and entertaining film. The casting was awesome. Hailee nailed it just like Ellen Page did for ‘Juno’. Yeah, the people were comparing it with that film already. Very satisfying film on this particular theme and definitely a must see.


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