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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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Original title
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Running time
103 min.
United States United States
Stephen Chbosky (Book: Stephen Chbosky)
Michael Brook
Andrew Dunn
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Mr. Mudd / Summit Entertainment
Drama | 1990s. Teen/coming-of-age. Friendship. Gay & Lesbian. Schools & University. Romantic Drama. Young Adult
Synopsis / Plot
Based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, this is about 15-year-old Charlie (Logan Lerman), an endearing and naive outsider, coping with first love (Emma Watson), the suicide of his best friend, and his own mental illness while struggling to find a group of people with whom he belongs. The introvert freshman who is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.
2012: Independent Spirit Awards: Best First Film
2012: NBR (National Board of Review): Top Ten Films of the Year
2012: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Young Actor (Lerman) & Adapted Screenplay
2012: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Ezra Miller)
2012: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nom. incl. Most Promising Filmmaker
2012: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
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