The Moth Diaries

Synopsis: Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa's bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret?
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Director(s): Mary Harron
Production: IFC Films
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
82 min

to leave the school grounds.

You may use

one of two staircases

to get to the dining room.

The left one also goes

to the library.

- It's so, so different

from the first time

I came to Brangwyn

two years ago.

My father had just died.

My mother was a wreck.

So I was sent here.

Every night,

I sat in my room alone,

aching for my father.

And then I met Lucy.

She was so confident,

carefree, and normal.

She taught me

how to be happy again.

That's why I love her so much.

I wonder what her secret is.

- Well, everyone's got one.

- Alcoholic mothers.

- Nasty divorces.

- Parents who don't care

about them.

No one comes to Brangwyn

unless something bad

has happened to them.

- Except for me.

I'm the only boring one.

- Believe me,

I wish I was like you.

- Good morning.

It gives me great pleasure

to welcome another

freshman class

to Brangwyn school.

- I scored.

Party in your room tonight?

- Okay.

- Amen.

- Your life here will be

a moral and spiritual journey

that will prepare you

for whatever life awaits you

outside these gates.

- She's never going

to change that speech.

- No.

- Oh, I want to sign up

for practice.

- Okay.

I got to grab my books

for English...

Check out

the cute new teacher.

I'll see you at quiet hour?

- I said I would

spend it with Dora.

- It's our first day back.

- Okay.

I can see her another time.

- Okay, great.

- Hi.

- Hi.

- I'm Ernessa... Bloch.

- Yeah, I saw you last night.

How are you finding


It's a little strange.

- It must be hard,

with everyone already

knowing each other.

- What's that?

- It's a friendship necklace.

My friend Rebecca

gave it to me.

- It's really pretty.

Would you show me around?

I don't really know

where I'm supposed to be.

- Yeah.

Yeah, come with me.

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Mary Harron

Mary Harron (born January 12, 1953) is a Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter best known for her films I Shot Andy Warhol, American Psycho and The Notorious Bettie Page. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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