Sean Baker’s THE FLORIDA PROJECT is a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood.
Sean Baker
Willem Defoe Brooklynn Prince Valeria Cotto Bria Vinaite Christopher Rivera
R 1 hour, 55 minutes

11.10.1711.23.17

THE FLORIDA PROJECT

by Sean Baker

Sean Baker’s THE FLORIDA PROJECT is a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood.

Synopsis

Warm, winning, and gloriously alive, Sean Baker’s THE FLORIDA PROJECT is a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood. Set on a stretch of highway just outside the imagined utopia of Disney World, The Florida Project follows six-year-old Moonee (Brooklynn Prince in a stunning breakout turn) and her rebellious mother Halley (Bria Vinaite, another major discovery) over the course of a single summer. The two live week to week at “The Magic Castle,” a budget motel managed by Bobby (a career-best Willem Dafoe), whose stern exterior hides a deep reservoir of kindness and compassion. Despite her harsh surroundings, the precocious and ebullient Moonee has no trouble making each day a celebration of life, her endless afternoons overflowing with mischief and grand adventure as she and her ragtag playmates—including Jancey, a new arrival to the area who quickly becomes Moonee’s best friend—fearlessly explore the utterly unique world into which they’ve been thrown. Unbeknownst to Moonee, however, her delicate fantasy is supported by the toil and sacrifice of Halley, who is forced to explore increasingly dangerous possibilities in order to provide for her daughter.  


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With

Willem Defoe, Brooklynn Prince, Valeria Cotto, Bria Vinaite, Christopher Rivera

Director

Sean Baker

Run time

1 hour, 55 minutes

Released

October 6, 2017

Distributed by

A24 Films

Country

United States

Showing

Nov 10 through Nov 23

Showtimes for the upcoming week are published on Tuesdays. Please check back for additional times as they are added.

r
for language throughout, disturbing behavior, sexual references and some drug material

Reviews

Justin Chang Los Angeles Times
Peter Travers Rolling Stone
April Wolfe L.A. Weekly

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