Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Dusty Pages Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Written as a series of letters to an unknown recipient merely addressed as Dear Friend (with no replies) - we hear the story of Charlie and his first year of high school. About making friends, hanging out, goofing about, getting high and inevitably making mistakes.
I related very much to Charlie, not his later revealed history, but his inability to fit in. His struggle being the weird kid among the weird kids. It a touching story that made me think of my own time in high school and how in retrospect the good and bad could be balanced.
You are left feeling that Charlie will be okay and it makes me happy. I will definitely give the movie a watch.
I give it