23 years old
We Are Not Alone
Vernon reads the essay , in which Brian states that Vernon has already judged who they are using stereotypes, and that Vernon is crazy if he thinks they’ll tell them who they are; Brian correspondingly states that “each one of us is a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, and a criminal.
Claire Standish is in detention for skipping school to go shopping. And finally, John Bender is in detention for pulling a fire alarm and fighting with the school’s teachers and students.
Rebecca Lansbury is the only daughter of Ally Sheedy from her husband David Lansbury whom she married in 1992.
Most of the film takes place in the library of ‘Shermer High School’, which was a set created in the gymnasium of what was then Maine North High School, 9511 Harrison Street in Des Plaines, about 20 miles northwest of Chicago itself. It closed in 1981 and was empty at the time of filming.
Poignant, funny and thoroughly relatable, the screenplay presents a touching tale of teen angst which doesn’t seek to patronise or trivialise the teenager’s experiences and still resonates, even if you’ve long left your school days behind. There are great lines dotted throughout the movie: ‘We’re all pretty bizarre.
Sincerely yours, The Breakfast Club . Themes and Influence: The film has a important message which is to never be ashamed of who you are, and don’t judge a book by its cover. The movie shows such detail to friendships that you may have never learned about until you meet with new people.
Everything I need to know, I learned from ‘The Breakfast Club’ Everyone is different. This is the first and biggest lesson of The Breakfast Club, and also the biggest DUH . Labels are irrelevant. Be true to yourself. Detention is alright. Dance like no one is watching. Being a woman is hard. We will all be like our parents. Teenagers should be taken seriously.