Born and raised in Los Angeles to parents who were both in the entertainment industry, Kristen Stewart began her career at the age of eight. She first gained recognition at the age of twelve for playing Jodie Foster’s daughter in Panic Room. But the main thing that saved her world fame was her image as Bella Swan in the classic Twilight starring Robert Pattinson. Although often parodied in films, Pattinson and Stewart became the most talented actors of our generation.
What makes Stewart such an excellent actor today is his choice of varied and interesting roles. In fact, the actor is fond of independent films, projects with complex characters and stories based on his pure talent. EW recently reported that Spencer’s photo of Princess Diana has garnered a lot of attention. While we wait for Stewart’s next film, let’s take a look at eight of the best independent films you should check out.
1. Adventureland (2009)
Directed by Greg Mottola, Adventureland is a comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg and Stewart as James and Emily. It follows university graduate James, who has big plans to travel around Europe and the world after graduation, but financial problems have forced him to stay put. He leaves his town to work at Adventureland, where he meets fellow classmate Emily who he quickly develops. relationship with the. It’s a great, serious story about people and love. The entire staff was amazing, Stewart and Eisenberg were top notch.
2. Speak (2004)
Based on the 1999 award-winning novel of the same name, a youthful drama about Melinda (Stuart), a high school student who stops speaking after being raped. Melinda’s eyes told her that this movie was full of truth and humor. Well done, it perfectly blends the inner and outer worlds of the main character. Despite some frequent embellishments, this is truly a movie.
3. Camp X-Ray (2014)
Camp X Ray was directed by Peter Sattler and starred Stewart and Byman Maddie. The film is of the X-ray detention center at Guantánamo Bay. The story takes place after 9/11, when Ali Amir (Madi) is taken to a detention center to practice his religion. Stewart plays Amy Cole, a housekeeper. The two form an extraordinary friendship built on trust, which ultimately saves Amir’s life. Although he is still hated for his role in Twilight , Stewart has proven time and time again that he is a capable actor.
4. The Runaways (2010)
Based on the book Neon Angel: A Memoir of a Runaway , The Runaways is a graphic novel about the 1970s rock band of the same name. The film debuted with Dakota Fanning and Stewart in lead roles, depicting the formation of the band in 1975 and focusing in particular on the relationship between guitarist/singer Carrie (Fanning) and Joan Jett (Stewart). This movie will make you fall in love with Stewart; The style and image of the Jet remains iconic to this day.
5. The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
The Yellow Handkerchief is an American remake of the 1977 classic Japanese film, a drama film directed by Udayan Prasad, starring Stewart, Eddie Redmayne and William Hurt set in the southern United States and plotted by former Prison It antagonist Brett ( Hart) Story . He travels a long straight. While wandering, he meets Martin (Stuart) and Gordie (Redmayne), two troubled teenagers. When the three look back on their lives, they come closer to what it means to be accepted by others. People who prejudge Stewart as an actor need to see independent films to understand who he really is, and The Yellow Handkerchief is one of them.
6. The Cake Eaters (2007)
Directed by Mary Stuart Masterson in her feature debut, The Cake Eaters is a drama starring Stewart and Aaron Stanford. The film tells the story of two small-town families forced to confront their past problems due to the return of their eldest son. Stewart plays Georgia Kaminsky, who suffers from a rare condition called Frederick Ataxia. The “cake eaters” here represent the people whose lives you marked on the map and who were able to get what they wanted. The independent film was praised primarily for its vigor and freshness.
7. J.T. Leroy (2018)
Based on the memoir Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT Leroy by American actor and director Savannah Knoop, Jay Stewart plays Knoop, who spent six years as the girlfriend of transgender author Jay. Looking at LeRoy’s story, Sarah and Hart are the most deceptive. The film had its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival If you haven’t seen Stewart before 2018, you’ll change your mind after seeing this film. The film also explores issues such as body image and sexuality.
8. Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
Directed by Jake Scott, Welcome to the Release is an independent action film starring Stewart, James Gandolfini, and Melissa Leo. Doug and Louise (Gandolfini-Leo) divorce after the death of their daughter, so Doug finds a young mistress, who later dies, and Doug leaves town to clear his head, where he finds Mallory conspirators to meet. After refusing his ex and deciding to stay with her, he soon becomes her father and is later returned by her husband. These two soon realize that they are using Mallory to replace their dead daughter. A racy indie movie about two parties that come together when it’s truly needed.