A Girl Like Grace ★★★

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This review may contain spoilers.

this movie is not very good.

it's an ambitious attempt to tell a nuanced story of a girl discovering her sexuality and identity, but its message is ultimately pretty muddled.

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i also don't know how this movie is rated PG-13 when it has a gratuitous rape scene and shows a character committing suicide on-screen.

i wanted to like this more than i did. however, i did discover it was filmed in my hometown about ten minutes in, so i give it an extra star because i had a lot of fun pausing every few minutes to freak out about a location i recognized