Trailer for lesbian high school film Booksmart has people excited
Fans are extremely excited for Booksmart, a film about being a lesbian at high school.
The film stars Kaitlyn Dever as lesbian student Amy, who on her last day of school is convinced by best friend Molly—played by out actress Beanie Feldstein—to finally attend a party.
Booksmart, which comes out on May 24, is directed by Olivia Wilde and also features Jessica Williams, Lisa Kudrow and Jason Sudeikis.
Watch the trailer for Booksmart:
The trailer, which dropped last month, has prompted a stream of compliments and excitement on Queer Twitter.
Booksmart sparks excitement among queer film lovers
Ever since it premiered at the South by Southwest film festival last month, Twitter has been filled with excited fans who can’t wait to see Booksmart.
One person wrote: “IM SORRY a lesbian main character?! This is the representation I signed up for!! Can’t wait!”
Another said: “yall this is the trailer that played before Us thats about a lesbian in high school? i just felt really happy watching it??? also lisa kudrow and billie lourd??? HELLO???”
Others wrote messages like “lesbian Superbad? I’m in!” and “omg I need to see this.”
Some were particularly happy to hear about a film which portrayed a lesbian character they related to, in a storyline which showed them as just another teenager, rather than some sort of tortured soul.
One of these fans tweeted: “Yessssss. Also, can I borrow someone’s time machine because high school me needs this movie too.”
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