By Missy Schwartz
Updated December 10, 2008 at 05:00 AM EST
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American Teen

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  • Movie
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It’s a shame that American Teen, Nanette Burstein’s (The Kid Stays in the Picture) engaging doc chronicling the senior year of five Indiana high schoolers, was such a massive box office flop. How else to explain the dreadfully low-rent DVD? A movie that captures Gen-Y’s obsessively interactive, blog-and text-errific culture deserves better EXTRAS than a few stultifying cast interviews. Even the bonus footage of breakout star Bailey is a letdown. Teen: B+ Extras: C?

American Teen

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • PG-13
runtime
  • 102 minutes
director
  • Nanette Burstein

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