Director: Jason Reitman
Screenwriter: Diablo Cody
Cast: Elliott Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, J.K. Simmons, Olivia Thirlby, Erin Peder / Rainn Wilson / Daniel Clarke / Dara Fahey / Aman Johar / Tian Valari / Emily Perkins / Karen De Zirva / Shi Steven Christopher Parker / Candice Accola / Sheila Pitkin / Eve Harlow / Kirsten Alter / Emily Tennant / Ashley Whee Lance / Jeff Weitzek / Cameron Bright / …
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance / Youth
Region: USA / Canada
Released: 2007-12-25 (US/Canada)
Runtime: 96 minutes
Also known as: Juno Girl’s Pregnancy (Hong Kong) / Hong’s Pregnancy (Taiwan)
Rating: IMDB 7.5 / Rotten Tomatoes 94%
High school student Juno (Ellen Page) is a grinch, a lovely elf who is going through puberty and adulthood. It’s a day when she suddenly decides to try the forbidden fruit with the handsome track and field player brick (Michael Cera). Juno got into a catastrophe this time. She accidentally got a dark knot in the fetus, and the troubles that will follow can be imagined.
It’s obviously too early to talk about marriage with Brick, but Juno doesn’t want to have an abortion. She discusses with her friends and decides to give birth to the child and give it to a kind-hearted couple to raise. However, her parents eventually learned Juno’s secret, and the reaction was not as bad as Juno had expected — the family rallied around her to share her pregnancy joys and sorrows. However, Juno is a super young mother after all. How to deal with all this at such a young age may have to undergo a spiritual transformation.
“Juno” is a 2007 coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody. The movie stars Ellen Page as Juno MacGuff, a 16-year-old high school student who becomes pregnant and decides to give the baby up for adoption.
The film explores themes of teenage pregnancy, family dynamics, and the complexities of relationships. “Juno” was praised for its witty and realistic dialogue, its portrayal of teenage life, and its performances, particularly that of Ellen Page.
The movie was a commercial and critical success, grossing over $231 million worldwide and receiving several award nominations. It won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and was also nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress for Ellen Page. The film’s indie soundtrack, featuring songs by artists such as Belle and Sebastian and The Moldy Peaches, also received acclaim and helped to popularize the indie folk genre.