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Jonah hill's the Mid90s at the Berlinale : boards that mean the world

How sad we are, asks Morrissey from the Off with that voice that so many teenage tears dried. Stevie has fallen out with his family. Ray, the oldest in the Clique, which has become Stevies new home, pulls him out of the lethargy, The two jump on their Skateboards.

The Coming-of-Age story "the Mid90s" is the directorial debut of actor Jonah Hill. Lovingly, and in the pale sunlight of Los Angeles dipped, he describes that Phase, in which a young man from the cohesion of the family dissolves and his own community is looking for. The first Time the 13-year-old Stevie looks at this community from the other side of the street: a group of young skaters with adults and claimed the space in front of the Skateshop. Stevie wants to be one of these guys. To Ray, the looks in skating his Chance at a better life. To "Fourth Grade", is not a man of words, but always with his camera. After Stevie is included in the group. He is the youngest, but also the most dauntless.

Jonah Hill remembers what it is like to be young

"the Mid90s" a decisive advantage over the majority of the conventional teen films: Jonah Hill remembers what it's like to be young. And he knows what it means skating. As the boys talk, look, move – all this is absolutely consistent. The feigned Coolness of the Smoke of the first Menthol cigarette, is the Brag about the first touch of a girl, the Triumph of the first seasoned Tricks. How all of this is set in his nostalgia-free naturalism to the 4:3 image, is so close to the young, how it creates the cinema, with its funds only to very rare.

it is possible for the Film to be both timeless and time-specific. Because, as the title suggests, "the Mid90s" to an era and their way of life. And the time in which Jonah Hill, Born in 1983, even a Teenager, is included in each setting. The signs of the time are no dead decor, but in the Texture of the film is woven, be it the Girl-on-Girl-T-Shirt or a Track from A Tribe Called Quest. Jonah Hill understands the meaningful value of pop culture, from the skating, Hip-Hop. And even a little style is now iconic.

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