It's Kind of A Funny Story

2010 (Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck) 14A, 101 minutes

Zach Galifianakis, Keir Gilchrist, Emma Roberts

It's at 5:00 AM on a Sunday in Brooklyn. Craig Gilner (Gilchrist) is bicycling up to the entrance of a mental health clinic; this bright 16-year-old is stressed out from the demands of being a teenager. Before his parents and younger sister are even awake, Craig checks himself into Argenon Hospital and is admitted by a psychiatrist. But the youth ward is temporarily closed — so he finds himself stuck in the adult ward. One of the patients, Bobby (Galifianakis), soon becomes both Craig's mentor and protege. Craig is also quickly drawn to another 16-year-old displaced to the adult ward, the sensitive Noelle (Roberts), who just might make him forget his longtime unrequited crush. With a minimum five days' stay imposed on him by the adult ward's staff psychiatrist, Craig is sustained by friendships on both the inside and the outside as he learns more about life, love, and the pressures of growing up.

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