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Book: Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

A timeless story rediscovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young Girl stands without peer. This graphic edition remains faithful to the original, while the stunning illustrations interpret and add layers of visual meaning and immediacy to this classic work of Holocaust literature. [more inside]
posted by aniola on Sep 20, 2023 - 5 comments

Movie: Catherine Called Birdy

In Lena Dunham's movie adaptation of the YA book: "A 14 year old girl in medieval England navigates through life and avoiding potential suitors her father has in mind." Perhaps taking cues from Marie Antoinette and The Favourite, Birdy explores coming of age in 13th century Stonebridge Manor, interrogates women's place in society there and then (and here and now), and rebels against its social strictures with irreverent wit and verve as she experiences heartbreak and loss -- but also glee and delight -- with friends and family along the way to a (somewhat) unconventional comedic conclusion.
posted by kliuless on Oct 7, 2022 - 7 comments

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: I'm Making Up For Lost Time  Season 4, Ep 4

Rebecca reunites under unusual circumstances with her half brother Tucker and discovers they have many things in common; in an effort to connect with her kids, Paula plans an activity that requires they all work together. [more inside]
posted by JimBennett on Nov 2, 2018 - 12 comments

Movie: Our Little Sister

"Our Little Sister", directed by Hirozaku Kore-eda, is adapted from Yoshida Akimi's best-selling graphic novel "Umimachi Diary". Three twenty-something sisters - Sachi, Yoshino and Chika - live together in a large old house in the seaside town of Kamakura. When they learn of their estranged father's death, they decide to travel to the countryside for his funeral. There they meet their shy teenage half-sister Suzu for the first time and, bonding quickly, invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees, and begins a new life with her older sisters. [more inside]
posted by gusottertrout on Apr 8, 2017 - 2 comments

My Mad Fat Diary: Big Wide World  Season 1, Ep 1

After being discharged from a psychiatric hospital, Rae Earl has to figure out how to navigate teenage social life, her mom's new relationship, and her own secrets. [more inside]
posted by Miko on Apr 23, 2016 - 5 comments

Podcast: The Allusionist: 24. Spill Your Guts

It’s cathartic; it’s useful historical records; and it might help you behave better on public transport. Neil Katcher and Dave Nadelberg from Mortified discuss the art and practice of keeping a diary. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Nov 11, 2015 - 0 comments

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