Juno is a 2007 Canadian-American independent comedy-drama, written by Diablo Cody, starring Ellen Page and directed by Jason Reitman. It received a standing ovation upon release at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival and won an Oscar for best screenplay and several nominations that year for Academy Awards, including Best Actress.
It is an original movie that appealed to many viewers for its unique insight into a fish-eyed view of teenage-personal drama, told from a quirky angle of adolescence, as life transitions unstoppably toward the realm of parenthood.
Nuanced and textured, understated yet highlighted with a touch of surrealism, the soundtrack contains a mix of tracks that sound exploratory of the state of being human, questioning through humorous, rebellious and thought provoking reactions that are evocative and create a lasting impression, and thus why this movie and its soundtrack have been taken to the heart of so many audiences.
This film’s approach, its addressing of big issues, is achieved through a very watchable and very unHollywood fashion, with its overall character reinforced through compilation of its individuality, attained and musically rendered on its soundtrack.
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