Eighth Grade full movie is a comedy-drama film from the United States that was released in 2018. This film was written and directed by Bo Burnham, which is the film’s directorial debut.
This film tells the story of an introverted teenage girl in her days in eighth grade which is her last year in middle school. He has difficulty in establishing social relationships with other people, so he has no friends.
The director, Burnham made this film based on his own personal experience in dealing with anxiety disorders (anxiety) during school. The scriptwriting for this film has been started since 2014, but due to financial difficulties, the film project was postponed until 2016.
The film premiered on January 19, 2018, at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, but was only officially released on the United States cinema screen on July 13, 2018. From its screenings in theaters, Eighth Grade managed to get a profit of 13 million dollars with a production budget of 2 million dollars.
In general, the Eighth Grade film won praise from film critics. Especially for the scenario designed by the director and Fisher’s acting performance in playing Kayla. The film was even included in the list of the 10 best films of 2018 released by the National Board of Review and the American Film Institute.
In addition, this film also won various other awards, including various nominations obtained at the prestigious Golden Globe Awards.
Synopsis Eighth Grade
Kayla is an eighth-grader at Miles Grove Middle School, New York (a junior high school). Eighth grade is the last year for Kayla in middle school because next year she is already in a new school. He will climb a higher level of high school.
But unfortunately, the middle school period was quite difficult for Kayla. He doesn’t even have a friend. Kayla is also dubbed the quietest child in middle school. It’s hard enough for Kayla to get through it all.
But it will all end because another week is a graduation event. But before all that ended Kayla wanted to be better, she tried to get friends, she tried various things that became her desire and anxiety for a long time. How is Kayla’s life for the next week? Will he successfully conquer his anxiety?