There’s a reason those who read the book have been excited for the movie adaptation of “Words on Bathroom Walls.”

This coming-of-age story is unique and thought provoking — an honest, touching depiction of a teenager dealing with mental illness that is a delightful and poignant addition to the “movies about high school” unlike the rest.

Directed by Thor Freudenthal (“Diary of a Wimpy Kid”), the movie is based on a popular young adult novel of the same name written by Julia Walton. The screenplay was written by Nick Naveda.

Charlie Plummer plays Adam, a funny, wry, food-loving high school senior with aspirations of attending culinary school until a wrench is thrown in