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Diary of a Teenage Girl: NYT Critics’ Pick

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Bel Powley in The Diary of a Teenage Girl.” 

In the August 6 edition of The New York Times, film critic Manohla Dargis recommended The Diary of a Teenage Girl, the new movie based on Phoebe Gloeckner’s book, with a NYT Critics’ Pick.

The novel is life-specific, but what makes Minnie — on the page and now on the screen — greater than any one girl is how she tells her own story in her own soaringly alive voice.

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