Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.
ActorsStarring: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson, Jake Ryan, Daniel Zolghadri, Fred Hechinger, Imani Lewis, Luke Prael, Catherine Oliviere, Nora Mullins, Gerald W. Jones, Missy Yager, Shacha Temirov, Greg Crowe, Thomas J O'Reilly, Frank Deal, J. Tucker Smith, Tiffany Grossfeld, Trinity Goscinsky-Lynch, Natalie Carter, Kevin R. Free, Deborah Unger, Tristan Wheeler, Kylie Seaman, Dylan Vonderhorst, Luke Mulligan, Louisa Rose Guarasci, Brenna Parker, William Koo, Marguerite Stimpson, Andrew Geher, Faith Kelly, Jalesia Martinez, Blair Seaman, Phoebe Amirault, Veronica Bikowicz, Castor Feinberg, Molly Forman, Vivek Nickolas Mathews, Olivia Galligan, Kendall Seaman, Nina Victoria Mathews, Kaileen Quinones, V. Rocco Russell, Courtney Gonzalez
Kayla Day is an eighth grade student finishing her final week at a New York State public middle school. She posts motivational videos on YouTube about confidence and self-image that get almost no views, while struggling at school to make friends, winning the “Most Quiet” award from her classmates. Mark, her single father, struggles to connect with her and break her reliance on social media.
Kayla gets invited to a pool party hosted by a classmate, Kennedy, who has invited her only because her mother forced her to. Kayla has an anxiety attack in the bathroom, but eventually goes outside to swim, where she meets Gabe, Kennedy’s eccentric cousin. Kayla later has an awkward encounter with her crush, Aiden, who suggests that she rejoin the group. She overcomes her fear and volunteers to sing karaoke…