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Shannon Purser comes out a winner in ‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’

The mistaken-identity romance of “Cyrano de Bergerac” gets an update through modern teenage longing in “Sierra Burgess is a Loser,” the latest addition to Netflix’s lineup of movie rom-coms. Mostly, the film serves as a fine showcase for “Stranger Things” alum Shannon Purser — there the much-lamented Barb, here the brainy but self-conscious girl who falls for a high-school quarterback.

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