2015 Dallas International Film Festival: About a Girl
Being a teenager can be hard. Charleen is your typical teenager struggling with, well…just being. Her father is nowhere to be found and she hates pretty much everything except music—and her grandmother—but the brief respite from melancholy provided by the music of Kurt Cobain can’t completely relieve her depression, so she decides to just end it all...
After a comically botched suicide attempt, Charleen is forced to see an unconventional therapist to help her through this teenage angst. In therapy, a friendship develops between her and another classmate that begins to show her life can be a little more enjoyable than what her favorite dead rock heroes may have written.
Director, Mark Monheim’s About a Girl is an endearing coming of age story with an amazing soundtrack and break out performances.