About a Girl

About a Girl
About a Girl

Year

2014

Duration

104 minutes

Genres

Comedy, Coming of Age, Drama

Language

German (English subtitles)

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Synopsis

Charleen is 15 years old, bright and witty, and convinced that she is the world’s biggest fan of Nirvana front-man Kurt Cobain, as well as other rock stars who died young, such as Jimi Hendrix and Amy Winehouse. Anxious about facing adulthood, a severe bout of depression causes Charleen to attempt to take her own life. Waking up in hospital Charleen, her family and her friends are all forced to re-examine their lives and relationships with one another, partly through the help of an eccentric psychologist. Gradually Charleen learns to reconnect with the world and begins to revel in the joys that life can bring. This is a warm-hearted, intelligent and perceptive German coming-of-age comedy drama.

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This film has not been classified by the BBFC. Contains a suicide theme and some strong language.

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