Review: A street-wise 16 year old girl is suddenly faced with an unplanned pregnancy and makes an unusual decision to give the baby up for adoption.
Director: Jason Reitman
Actors: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, J.K. Simmons, Olivia Thirlby, Eileen Pedde, Rainn Wilson, Daniel Clark, Darla Fay, Aman Johal, Valerie Tian, Emily Perkins and Kaaren de Zilva
Genre: Comedy and Drama
One thing I enjoyed about this film is that it takes up a more grown up approach on dealing with the subject of a teenage pregnancy. I have to say that this is the best film that has been made in 2007. Ellen Page is fantastic in this. She plays her role very convincingly. The first film I watched with her in was in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006). Also a terrific performance from Michael Cera and the rest of the supporting cast. I thought that the script was very well written by Diablo Cody who at the time got criticised by all the press for writing such a script. At the Academy Awards in 2008 this won one Oscar award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Diablo Cody). At the Bafta Awards in 2008 this won one award for Best Screenplay – Original (Diablo Cody).