Sometimes in series format, sometimes as a movie, Netflix has become an interesting source for youth dramas, which address increasingly complex themes. And of course: it didn't take us long to decide to make this selection.
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Such is the success of this Spanish series that Netflix premieres its third season on March 13, 2020. After three young people receive a scholarship to study at Las Encinas, a most prestigious school in Spain, wealthy students will be in charge of that newcomers do not have a pleasant stay; And to make things more complicated, the murder of one of the most applied students of the institution occurs. What remains is that appearances are often misleading. Among the cast, the participation of Mara Pedraza (La casa de papel), Itzan Escamilla, Miguel Herrn, lvaro Rico, Ester Expsito and Danna Paola stand out.
How much can you discover on a trip between three friends? According to the history of this Mexican series on Netflix, quite a lot. In reality, it seemed like a simple drive to Oaxaca, in the center of Mexico, however, things get complicated when Marcela (Coty Camacho) joins. In the development of this youth drama, more is known about the characters and more complex issues related to women are discussed. The rest of the cast of Rampant It is made up of Tessa a, Brbara Lpez and Luca Uribe.
This is the adaptation of the novel "All the Bright Places" by Jennifer Niven. In this Netflix movie, Violet and Finch must face their own internal battle, especially her, as she mourns the death of her sister in a car accident. Little by little, both characters, played by Elle Fanning and Justice Smith, get closer to each other, not at the same time, but when each one needs it. Without a doubt, the story goes beyond what Netflix usually classifies as a romantic comedy.
It is a dramatization of the life of Roxanne Shante, who started rapping at just nine years old and had the merit of shaking a male-dominated industry. The film is written and directed by Michael Larnell, and stars Chant Adams, Mahershala Ali (Green book), Nia Long, Elvis Nolasco, Kevin Phillips and Shenell Edmonds. In truth, Adams' performance stands out, since he achieves the energy necessary to have a good "portrait" of the hip hop artist.
This dramatic comedy is directed by Olivia Milch, who was in charge of the script for Oceans 8, and is starring Lucy Hale (Pretty little liars), Kathryn Prescott, Alexandra Shipp, Awkwafina, Austin Butler, and Michaela Watkins. Before starting their university life, four friends have to make decisions and face new painful experiences. Will the friendship last despite so many changes?
This series created by Laurie Nunn falls more within the category of dramatic comedy, however, it can not stop being on this list for touching the subject of youthful sexuality without hesitation. It stars Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa, Connor Swindells, and Kedar Williams-Stirling. With a third season so far, the story also makes it clear that it's never too late to start, even from scratch.
Docuserie of six episodes that enters the world of cheerleaders and cheerleaders, and shows it in a non-superficial way. For this, the cameras are installed at Navarro College, where the cheerleaders they are respected and preparing for their next engagement: a national competition in Daytona. As if it were a representation of the American people, the series reflects the obsession with success.
This film delves into the life of an abnormal young woman, masterfully played by Lily Collins, who decides to join a program to treat her disorder. On the spot, she discovers more people like her, but each with their own quirks. The moment you feel that you can no longer, as complicated as it may seem, find a kind of clarity, thanks to the intervention of others. The rest of the cast is made up of Keanu Reeves, Carrie Preston, Lili Taylor, Alex Agudo, Liana Liberato, Brooke Smith and Ciara Bravo.
With a more humorous tone, but without losing the deep side, this series explores the love relationships of thirties, who face love failures over and over again, repeating mistakes they think they have overcome. Created by Judd Apatow (Freaks and Geeks), Lesley Arfin and Paul Rust, the series stars Gillian Jacobs (Community), Rust and Claudia ODoherty. In March 2018, its third and last season will debut. Without a doubt, it is one of the jewels that is worth rescuing from Netflix.
* Updated March 17, 2020.