After a blurred trauma over the summer, Melinda enters high school a selective mute. Struggling with school, friends, and family, she tells the dark tale of her experiences, and why she has chosen not to speak.
This harrowing collection of dramas depicts the effects of sexual assaults on the victims who survive, and the courage they must possess to pursue justice against their attackers. Make sure to give 'The Accused' a watch for one of the most challenging legal thrillers of all time.
Since the 'Hunger Games' phenomenon Hollywood has seen an explosion of YA novel adaptations. But don't let the overexposed sci-fi blockbusters blind you to the subtler, typically better received dramatic films that bring great YA stories to the big screen.
Bullying movies where the little tyrants in question take more than their peers' lunch money: they take their happiness, dignity, and safety. No wonder some of the victims react in the way they do! Make sure to check out 'Mean Creek' for a gritty revenge story.