The Edge Of Seventeen | 2016

Directed by: Kelly Fremon Craig

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Main Plot

High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother.


  • Hailee Steinfeld's character, Nadine, is a socially awkward teenager who navigates the challenges of high school and relationships. Hailee Steinfeld
  • Haley Lu Richardson's character plays the best friend and confidant of the main character in The Edge of Seventeen. Haley Lu Richardson
  • Blake Jenner plays the role of Darian, the older brother of the main character, Nadine, in The Edge of Seventeen. Blake Jenner

Ending Explained

In the ending of "The Edge of Seventeen", Nadine reconciles with her best friend Krista after a period of estrangement. She also starts to mend her relationship with her mother and finds solace in her brother's support. Nadine begins to embrace her flaws and finds hope for the future, realizing that growing up is a messy but necessary process. The movie concludes with a sense of optimism, as Nadine takes the first steps towards self-acceptance and a more balanced life.

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Kelly Fremon Craig Hailee Steinfeld Haley Lu Richardson Blake Jenner