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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012 Film)

Updated on April 6, 2013

A Touching Coming of Age Movie of 2012

Charlie (played by Logan Lerman) is an introvert and insecure freshman in the suburban of Pittsburgh who dealt with so many issues in his early life. The death of his only friend who committed suicide, first love and first heartbreak, and his own mental illness while struggling to find a group of people with whom he belongs. There eventually he will met two seniors Sam (played by Emma Watson) and Patrick (played by Ezra Miller) who will change his life forever.

Based on the novel written and directed by Stephen Chbosky which was first published by MTV in 1999 and later on made into a motion picture to be released on September 21, 2012.

The Official Movie Poster of The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Official Movie Poster of The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Official Movie Poster of The Perks of Being a Wallflower

A Note About the Movie Title

This is the movie adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower published by MTV in 1999 written by the American novelist author and director Stephen Chbosky.

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Set in the suburb of Pittsburgh in the early 1990's, Charlie as the main protagonist of the story. He dealt with his awkwardness and introversion during his adolescence, first love and heartbreak, suicide of his best friend and his own mental illness. There he met two seniors who will become his closest friends Patrick and Sam.

 

Release date: September 21, 2012

  • Genres:

    Drama | Romance

  • Runtime:

    103 min

  • Language:

    English

  • Screenplay by

    Stephen Chbosky

  • Based on

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

  • Music by

    Michael Brook

  • Distributed by

    Summit Entertainment

  • Produced by

    John Malkovich | Russell Smith | Lianne Halfon

Movie Trailer

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower" captures the phenomenon of high school with all the tenderness and horror it deserves. -Rotten Tomatoes”

Logan Lerman as Charlie

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Emma Watson as Sam

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Ezra Miller as Patrick

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Nina Dobrev as Candace

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Mae Whitman as Mary Elizabeth

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Directed/Story by as Stephen Chbosky

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Original Music by as Michael Brook

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The movie was great. It's a thumbs up!

The movie was great. It's a thumbs up!

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