"Put a label on my head so you know what its like/
to live a life not knowing what a normal life's like."
A modest film, yet Short Term 12 is charming, funny, heartfelt and poignant at the same time - packing the incredible performance of Brie Larson to create one of my favourite films of the year. There is just a big, fat heart that this film encompasses, and the well-developed characters and naturalism to the plot assists in developing it.
Short Term 12 addresses stigmas associated with "foster kids" or neglected youths, they're disadvantaged, less privileged and 'messed up' - but the film offers a perspective that makes us understand that they are also real, misunderstood people, through…