3º – Just Friends (Roger Kumble, 2005)After a long time, a man returns to his hometown for a holiday, having the chance to review a friend of adolescence for whom he had a great passion. Now, the two will have a chance to build new paths together. ‘Just Friends’ is unpretentious in his proposal, making use of a simple humor that ends up working.
2º – The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky, 2012)Wrapped in a new school reality, an adolescent is welcomed by two students with fun, falling in love with one of them. However, his strong bond of friendship with the girl will prevent him from going further in the relationship. One of the greatest teen films of the twenty-first century, ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ – based on Stephen Chbosky’s highly successful novel (which also directs the movie) – is able to spell out the most basic intricacies of the period as well as elevate the figure of love in their central characters.
1º – Sixteen Candles (John Hughes, 1984)Near the age of 16, a teenager has to deal with her troubled family apparatus, her friend who has a secret crush on her, school life always exacerbated, and attraction to a boy. Pertaining to the cinema of the fantastic John Hughes, ‘Sixteen Candles’ subverts the traditional ways of the genre in the decade of 1980, promoting a history in which the conclusions surprises to each scene surpassed.