THE FLORIDA PROJECT

2017 | 115 minutes | |
Directed by Sean Baker



$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Sean Baker

Starring Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince, and Valerie Cotto

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.

 

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"Baker has imbued this whole terrific movie with a child's sense of discovery - the sort that can turn a decrepit, pastel corner of Orlando into a vibrant cinematic playground."--Bob Mondello, NPR

"It is because Baker views the world without blinders that the moments of lyricism in The Florida Project are so piercing. When a rainbow shows up in the sky, it's not just a rainbow; it's a benediction."--Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor

"Dafoe's sensitive performance anchors the movie's slippery adult world, and Baker builds a cinematic mood beautifully; the strip malls and swampland and buzzing cicadas on screen feel as real and tactile as the theater seat beneath you."--Leah Greenblatt, Christian Science Monitor

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WON--Truly Moving Picture Award, Heartland Film 2017

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