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The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)

Drama, Romance

Director: Desiree Akhavan
Writers: Desiree Akhavan, Cecilia Frugiuele, Emily M. Danforth
Starring: Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Steven Hauck, Quinn Shephard, Kerry Butler

Based on the celebrated novel by Emily M. Danforth, The Miseducation of Cameron Post follows the titular character (Chloë Grace Moretz) as she is sent to a gay conversion center after being caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night. Run by the strict and severe Dr. Lydia Marsh (Jennifer Ehle) and her brother, Reverend Rick (John Gallagher Jr.), himself an example of how those in the program can be “cured,” the center is built on repenting for same sex attraction. In the face of intolerance and denial, Cameron meets a group of fellow “sinners,” including the amputee stoner Jane (Sasha Lane) and her friend, the Lakota Two-Spirit Adam (Adam Goodluck). This group of teenagers forms an unlikely family as they fight to survive. (via)

Plot summary from IMDb: In 1993, a teenage girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center by her conservative guardians.

Awards: 1 win.
Runtime: 91 min
Not R



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