The Diary of a Teenage Girl, a drama which featured a star making turn from actress Bel Powley, hits Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on January 19.
The 1976 narrative, based on Phoebe Gloeckner’s novel, centers on Minnie Goetz (Powley), a San Francisco based teenager who enters a love affair with her mom’s (Kristen Wiig) slacker boyfriend (Alexander Skarsgård). Through this heartbreaking union, Minnie finds her voice as an artist and a young woman. Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, The Diary of a Teenage Girl marks the feature directing debut of Marielle Heller.
Special features on the Blu-ray and DVD include:
- Deleted scenes
- The featurette “Marielle’s Journey: Bringing The Diary to Life”
- LA Film Festival Q&A with Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, and Marielle Heller
- Commentary with the cast and director Marielle Heller
***I interviewed Skarsgård earlier this year for the film, and here’s what he had to say about The Diary of a Teenage Girl:
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