In the world of Hollywood legacies, “You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah” might appear to be another “nepo baby” project – a film seemingly tailor-made for kids born into stardom. But as the credits roll, it’s clear that this movie is more than just family connections. Sunny Sandler, daughter of Adam Sandler, steps into the spotlight with a captivating and genuine performance that steals the show in this heartwarming coming-of-age tale.
The film’s strength is in the subtleties – Lydia casually mentioning, “My mom is trying to spend all my dad’s money before the next court date,” and “Saturday Night Live’s” Sarah Sherman making a memorable appearance as the not-so-hip rabbi attempting to bond with the young teens.
However, “You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah” brings a touch of class to his filmography, offering a polished and heartwarming exploration of adolescence. This film transforms the Sandler family collaboration into a memorable showcase for Sunny, who proves her mettle as a rising star in her own right.