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(2020) (Charlie Plummer, Taylor Russell) (PG-13)

At-A-Glace Content Summary

Alcohol/Drugs Moderate
Blood/Gross Stuff Moderate
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Heavy
Frightening/Tense Scenes Moderate
Gun/Weapons Mild
Imitative Behavior Moderate
Jump Scenes None
Music (Scary/Tense) Heavy
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity Heavy
Sex/Nudity Heavy
Smoking Moderate
Tense Family Scenes Heavy
Topics to Talk About Extreme
Violence Moderate

Drama: A high school student must not only contend with his schizophrenia and its various manifestations, but also falling for his classmate tutor.

Adam Petrazelli (CHARLIE PLUMMER) is a high school student who suffers from schizophrenia. For him, that not only manifests itself in the form of a demonic, disembodied voice that instills self-doubt, but also a trio of characters only Adam can see and hear. Those are the empathetic Rebecca (ANNASOPHIA ROBB), the ribald playboy Joaquin (DEVON BOSTICK), and an unnamed, tough-man Bodyguard (LOBO SEBASTIAN) who, along with his similar baseball bat-wielding cronies, is always prepared to take violent measures to protect Adam.

After yet another troubling incident at school, Adam's mom, Beth (MOLLY PARKER), and her live-in boyfriend, Paul (WALTON GOGGINS), transfer the teen to a Catholic school run by Sister Catherine (BETH GRANT) where Father Patrick (ANDY GARCIA) presides over services and acts as the de facto guidance counselor. Seemingly not needing his help is star student Maya Arnez (TAYLOR RUSSELL) who Adam soon learns accepts cash payment under the table to help some of her classmates. While she typically doesn't tutor others, she makes an exception for Adam in whom she sees something of a kindred spirit.

As their school arrangement turns into friendship and then romance and as he hopes to graduate to attend culinary school, Adam must contend with his illness and the side effects of the medication he takes for it.

Since it's about teenagers, similarly aged viewers might show some interest.
For mature thematic content involving mental illness, some sexual references, strong language and smoking.

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