It’s a difficult age.
Caught between the end of middle school, and the start of high school, the young woman played by Elsie Fisher is bright, talented, but struggling.
Crushed by anxiety and loneliness, she wants to set the world afire with her self-help vlogs, but no one is watching or listening.
Her father (Josh Hamilton), a good-hearted guy trying to raise his daughter alone, is trapped as well, trying to find a way to connect with her, but stumbling over himself.
Told with great sensitivity, Bo Burnham’s debut as a feature film director is a slice of pure loveliness.