"Dear Evan Hansen" is a 2021 American coming-of-age musical teen drama film directed by Stephen Chbosky.
The starring cast includes Ben Platt as Evan Hansen, Amy Adams as Cynthia Murphy, Julianne Moore as Heidi Hansen, Kaitlyn Dever as Zoe Murphy, Amandla Stenberg as Alana Beck, Nik Dodani as Jared Kalwani, Danny Pino as Larry Mora, Colton Ryan as Connor Murphy, DeMarius Copes as Oliver, Liz Kate as Gemma and others.
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Universal Pictures on Thursday, September 16, 2021 released the trailer for "Dear Evan Hansen" you can watch here:
Dear Evan Hansen | Final Trailer | In Theaters September 24.
Here is a short review of "Dear Evan Hansen" movie plot summary.
Evan Hansen (Ben Platt) is a teenager who suffers from social anxiety. His therapist, Dr. Sherman, recommends that he write letters to himself detailing what will be good about each day. His mother, Heidi (Julianne Moore), suggests that he ask people to sign the cast on his arm to make friends. At school, Evan is harassed by Connor Murphy (Colton Ryan), and his sister Zoe (Kaitlyn Dever), whom Evan has a crush on, feels obligated to apologize for Connor's actions. Evan writes a letter to himself, wondering whether anyone would notice if he were not there. Connor, who now offers to sign his cast, reads the letter and becomes furious at the mention of Zoe; he storms out with the letter in hand. Days later, Evan is called to the principal's office and is told by Connor's parents, Cynthia (Amy Adams) and Larry, that Connor has died by suicide, with Evan's letter found inside of his pocket. The two misinterpret the letter as a suicide note addressed to Evan, with Connor's name on his cast only strengthening their belief.
Evan is invited to the Murphys house for dinner, where he lies and pretends that he and Connor had been emailing each other from a secret account; he also recalls a fictional version of him breaking his arm at an apple orchard that the Murphys had frequently visited during Connor's childhood. When Cynthia requests seeing the "supposed" emails, Evan enlists his family friend, Jared, in creating fake backdated emails between him and Connor. Cynthia is ecstatic after reading Evan and Connor's "emails", while Zoe wonders why Connor included her name in his "suicide note". Zoe invites Evan over to her house and Evan, unable to tell her the truth, tells her all the reasons Connor loved her under the guise of himself. Evan meets with Alana (Amandla Stenberg), a somewhat self-absorbed and precocious classmate that proposes "The Connor Project" a memorial dedicated towards keeping Connor's memory alive.
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"Dear Evan Hansen" movie release date was scheduled to be on September 9, 2021 (TIFF) and on September 24, 2021 (United States) distributing by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE), Toho-Towa, United International Pictures (UIP), Universal Pictures Argentina, Universal Pictures International (UPI) and Flixzilla.
The duration of the film is 137 minutes.
"Dear Evan Hansen" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.
"Dear Evan Hansen" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.4/10.
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