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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl 2015

9.5

A fish out of water coming-of-age story with an abundance of charm. Greg Gaines, a kid with few to zero close people finds himself obliged to befriend a girl recently diagnosed with cancer. She enters his seemingly balanced social life and he tries to adjust to her new predicament, and the story goes from there. There is excellent cinematography and really funny sequences, but to me what is most amazing is that with three perfectly played and perfectly written characters, you are sure to see parts of yourself in either Greg, Earl, or Rachel – if not some parts in each one.

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It’s a really honest movie and it well-captured the life of high school of an ordinary student. I could relate to awkwardness of Greg Gaines, a self-loathing boy who are forced to be friend with the dying girl. It’s not anything like The Fault in Our Stars, as no romance bloomed between Greg and the dying girl, just a pure friendship story. If you like old movies, you would find this movie interesting because Greg made films parodying the name of old movies. The story is simple and funny, something you won’t expected from a movie about cancer. I was… Read more »

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  • Genre

    Drama
  • Starring

    Olivia Cooke, RJ Cyler, Thomas Mann
  • Directed by

    Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
  • Written by

    Jesse Andrews
  • Runtime

    105 minutes