The Half Of It Ellie Chu
Directed by alice wu.
The half of it ellie chu. When smart but cash strapped teen ellie chu agrees to write a love letter for a jock she doesnt expect to become his friend or fall for his crush. Netflixreleased the film on may 1 2020 to positive reviews. The half of itis a 2020 american coming of agecomedy dramafilm written and directed by alice wu. Ellie opens several doors throughout the half of it.
The film received the founders award for best narrative feature at the 2020 tribeca film festival. Some lead to friendship some lead to love and all lead to a future outside of squahamish. The half of it 2020 leah lewis as ellie chu imdb. From the very start of netflixs newest coming of age rom com the quiet and smart ellie chu tells you exactly what youre going to find.
The half of it pulls no punches. She is best known for her roles as ellie chu in the 2020 netflix film the half of it and as georgia george fan in the cw series adaptation of nancy drew. Its not finding your perfect half. The half of it which premieres on may 1 is a cyrano de bergerac like love story about a chinese american teenager named ellie chu who makes money by writing essays for her classmates.
By hannah shaw williams may 04 2020 the ending of netflix s romantic coming of age film the half of it brings the love triangle between ellie chu leah lewis paul munsky daniel diemer and aster flores alexxis lemire comes to a head but will any of them end up together. Leah marie liang lewis born december 9 1996 is an american actress who began her career as a child actress. Ellie chu the half of it click to tweet love isnt patient and kind and humble. Its the trying and reaching and failing.
Love is messy and horrible and selfish and bold. And even as undeniably important as ellies.