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Eighth Grade

What's it about?

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — before she begins high school.

Why do we love it?

In an incredible feature debut, Bo Burnham has created one of the most real and authentic coming-of-age stories in years. The nervousness of every character and the use of Social Media platforms helps to cement it in the awkward reality of growing up.

Who's in it?

Elsie Fisher- Kayla Day

Josh Hamilton - Mark Day

Emily Robinson- Olivia

Who made it?

Bo Burnham - Director & Writer

Where can I watch it?

Find out where you stream, rent or buy Eighth Grade at JustWatch.


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