Film review of Daydream Nation

Daydream Nation is indie drama that probably hasn’t been seen or even heard of by many people but that’s not to say that it doesn’t deserve to be because, to put it simply, it’s a gem of a film.

Daydream Nation tells the story of a twisted love triangle between the film’s protagonist Caroline, her teacher and fellow classmate, Thurston. The reality of the situation quickly catches up to all characters and they realise that they are all going to have mature to face the consequences.

The film, as a whole is well shot and has beautiful cinematography that creates a chilling atmosphere. It is not doom and gloom, however, the script is well – written which provides the characters with witty, razor – sharp dialogue.

Overall I really liked this movie and I thought it was refreshing – dark, but not too dark; funny, but not the usual teen fart-joke humour.

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