SUNDANCE: “CODA,” a coming-of-age story loaded with emotional range

Making tough choices too early in life
Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin and Daniel Durant
Directed by Sian Heder

The life of a teenager is so many things. It is a time of growth and independence, a time of friendship and self-discovery. But life as a teenager is also hard. You want to be independent and be your own person. You feel grown up and are beginning to make future life decisions while on the books, the law still considers you a child. In writer/director Sian Heder’s new film “CODA”, (Child of ... more >