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Fatherly Adam Sandler in “You’re Not Invited to a Bat Mitzvah”

Fatherly Adam Sandler in “You’re Not Invited to a Bat Mitzvah”

This gritty comedy stars the family of Adam Sandler – who also works as a producer – his wife Jackie Sandler and daughters Sadie Sandler and Sunny Sandler join Idina Menzel.

Adaptation of the novel of the same name by Fiona Rosenblum for teens, You are not invited to my pub It is a typical – and therefore poignant – feature film about emerging from childhood and moving into adolescence, a period that predicts adulthood.

So we follow Stacy (Sunny Sandler, lovable by nature) and Lydia (Samantha Lorraine), her best friend, as they prepare for Bat Mitzvah, a Jewish religious ceremony followed by a “party” marking young girls’ coming of age. Turn 13. Stacey’s parents, Bree (Idina Menzel) and Danny (Adam Sandler), want their daughter to learn which Bible passages to read at a congregation, while the two friends – we suspect it – only think about the evening that is coming to an end. He follows.

To spice up the story, Stacey only looks at Andy (Dylan Hoffman), a boy in her class who turns out to be far less attractive than expected, and whose presence will – again, we think – cause for serious discussion. among teenagers.

Filled with cute teen jokes – and, for once, without any of the vulgarity that Adam Sandler is used to – this comedy directed by Sami Cohen from a screenplay by Alison Peck also tackles usual teen themes like peer pressure and the search for one’s own identity with good-quality levity. And with a duration of 103 minutes, this You are not invited to my pub Colorful and full of good humor that will make everyone in the family smile.

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You are not invited to my pub It is streaming via the Netflix digital platform from August 25th.

Rating: 3 out of 5