DGA Director Q&As 2012

Stephen Chbosky: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

September 15, 2012September 19, 2012 Director Q&As in Los Angeles and New York

Director Stephen Chbosky (The Four Corners of Nowhere) discussed how he brought his own novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower to the silver screen following DGA screenings in Los Angeles and New York. In the film, a 15-year-old naive outsider named Charlie must find a way to deal with the suicide of his best friend and his own mental illness while struggling to find where he belongs and coping with first love. Chbosky discussed the film with director Chris Weitz (A Better Life), following the DGA Los Angeles screening on September 15, and Director Griffin Dunne (Movie 43) after the New York screening on September 19.


photos by Howard Wise LA/DGA Staff NY/print courtesy of Summit Entertainment

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