The Florida Project
fiction / 2017 / USA / col. / 111 min.
Director: Sean Baker
Screenplay: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch
Photography: Alexis Zabe
Editor: Sean Baker
Music: Lorne Balfe
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Bria Vinaite, Brooklynn Kimberley Prince, Christopher Rivera, Aiden Malik, Josie Ovo, Valeria Cotto, Edward “Punky” Pagan, Patti Wiley
Director Sean Baker is bringing us an extraordinarily powerful film, which has become an instant favorite among both audiences and critics immediately after its premiere at Cannes IFF. – Numerous, once popular brightly-colored motels are standing right next to Florida’s Disneyland. The charming Moonee lives in one of them, thoroughly enjoying the summer along with her friends. The joy of freedom, running wild and alluring scoops of ice-cream cannot be threatened by the complicated adult world. It is no matter that Moonee’s mother, aged 20, is wildly trying to make ends meet in order to pay rent, constantly trying the patience of the caring motel manager, Bobby, by her late payments. It’s time to meet our new neighbor and come up with a few more shenanigans. The dark side of adult life dissolves in their torrent...