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The Florida Project (2017) Movie Information

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The Florida Project (2017)
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Overall Rank:

515

Avg. Rating:

3.29/4

# of Ratings:

14

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

10/06/2017

DVD Release:

02/20/2018

Director:

Sean Baker

Actors:

Brooklynn Prince
Bria Vinaite
Willem Dafoe
Mela Murder
Christopher Rivera
Valeria Cotto

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A precocious six-year-old and her ragtag group of friends spend their Florida days full of childhood wonder, adventure and endless possibility - meanwhile, the adults in their lives struggle to merely get by. -- Chris Kavan

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  Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
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02/18/2018 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Paradise; Lost

Sean Baker presents a bright, bubbly version of Florida as seen through the eyes of children, but beneath this candy-coated surface a dark reality hides as the adults, some of whom seem more childish than the kids around them, struggle to maintain a life and family.

Our main character is six-year-old Moonee (Brooklynn Prince), who is staying at the ironically-named Magic Kingdom motel with her mother, Halley (Bria Vinaite). She hangs out with Scooty and Dicky (Christopher Rivera and Aiden Malik) and get in to no end of trouble. After spitting on a car, they are punished by building super Bobby (Willem Dafoe) but instead of a learning a valuable lesson, they go on more series of misadventures, befriending Jancey (Valeria Cotto) and score free meals from Halley's friend and Scooty's mom,...

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  Matthew Brady
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11/14/2017 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

The Florida Project - Review

LIFF31 2017 #4

"I can always tell when adults are about to cry".

"The Florida Project" is a bright candy-lit look on Florida lifestyle, which has it's dark moments underneath. The beautiful, but trashy Disney parody is presented from a little girls point of view. Every serious or traumatic event are completely overshadowed by a child; we only see it in the background. To be honest, a lot of the scenes in the film reminded me of "Moonlight". Little details that added to the similarities, but different in execution.

I haven't seen Sean Baker's "Tangerine ", so this is my first film from him and I gotta tell ya, it's a great start. While Baker directing isn't anything I could call a true master or anything, but the way directs certain scenes, ...

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3.5/4 

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