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Minnie Goetze is a 15-year-old aspiring comic-book artist, coming of age in the haze of the 1970s in San Francisco. Insatiably curious about the world around her, Minnie is a pretty typical teenage girl. Oh, except that she’s sleeping with her mother’s boyfriend.

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  • Official Trailer 1 2015
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  • 4.5/5
By MovieMavenGal

It feels revelatory to watch a coming of age film truly from the perspective of a teenage girl. It's so uncommon that it feels absolutely radical.

Diary of a Teenage Girl also feels very authentic. It is based on the graphic novel by Phoebe Gloeckner and tells of the sexual awakening of young Minnie. I'm not sure I've ever seen a movie so honest about the sexual feelings of a young teenage girl and that comes both from the assured debut direction of Mareille Heller and the amazing portrayal of young actress Bel Powley. Bel Powley's performance is incredible, and I will be so excited to see her future work.

The film is set in the mid-1970's (with wonderful costumes and art direction...

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