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By Catherine Driscoll

What makes a movie a young person movie? And why, while it represents such strong and enduring rules approximately adolescence and youth, is youngster movie frequently seen as culturally insignificant?

Teen movie is mostly mentioned as a illustration of the altering American teen, highlighting the associations of highschool and the extended family, and experiments in sexual improvement and identification formation. yet now not each movie that includes those parts is an adolescent movie and never each teenager movie is American. Arguing that teenager movie is usually a narrative approximately turning into a citizen and a subject matter, Teen Film offers a brand new historical past of the style, surveys the prevailing physique of scholarship, and introduces key serious instruments for discussing youngster film.

Surveying quite a lot of movies together with The Wild One, Heathers, Akira and Donnie Darko, the book's primary concentration is on what sort of early life youngster movie represents, and on youngster film's potential to provide new and influential photographs of youth.

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