‘Eighth Grade’ Star Shares 3 Life Lessons to Learn from Film

By: Meredith Witthar | Kristina Guerrero Posted: 11:16 AM, Aug 17, 2018 Updated: 4:36 PM, Feb 4, 2019

The movie Eighth Grade is getting rave reviews. At its heart, it’s really just a movie about a girl going through her last week of middle school, but there are things we can all learn from our eighth graders. So we spoke with the film’s writer and director Bo Burnham, and the star Elsie Fisher, to ask them what we can all take away from those eighth grade years.


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