The breathtaking, generation-defining Broadway phenomenon becomes a soaring cinematic event as Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt reprises his role as an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Stephen Chbosky, the film is written for the screen by the show's Tony winner Steven Levenson with music and lyrics by the show's Oscar, Grammy, and Tony-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
Rating: PG-13; for thematic material involving suicide, brief strong language and some suggestive reference.|||adult
screenwriter, Steven Levenson ; director, Stephen Chbosky.
Ben Platt, Kaitlyn Dever, Amandla Stenberg, Nik Dodani, Colton Ryan, Danny Pino, Julianne Moore, Amy Adams.
DVD, wide screen.
English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles.