Teen film is a film genre targeted at teenagers and young adults by the plot being based on their special interests, such as coming of age , attempting to fit in, bullying , peer pressure , first love, teen rebellion, conflict with parents, and teen angst or alienation. Many teenage characters are portrayed by young adult actors between the ages of 20 and Some teen films appeal to young males, while others appeal to young females. Films in this genre are often set in high schools and colleges , or contain characters who are of high school or college age.
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The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of the South By Southwest Film Festival. The Austin, TX audience laughed, but this laugh was different from those before and after it. This laugh was knowingly self-aware, where the rest of the film culled its chuckles from raunchy gags and evergreen filth.