• My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (2017)

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

Release Date: April 14th, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 12 min

Plot Summary

High school sophomores Dash and Assaf are best friends and the only writers for the school newspaper. When the editor starts giving Assaf solo assignments, Dash is jealous and reports a false story about Assaf having erectile dysfunction. Later, when Dash is doing research, he learns that the school is not up to code and tries to warn the students, but nobody believes him. Then, an earthquake hits, and the school sinks into the Pacific Ocean with all of the kids trapped inside.

Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Lena Dunham, Reggie Watts, Maya Rudolph, Susan Sarandon, Thomas Jay Ryan, Alex Karpovsky, Louisa Krause

Director: Dash Shaw

Genres: Comedy , Adventure , Animated

Production Co: Washington Square Films, Electric Chinoland

Keywords: 2010s , Creative , Hilarious , Dark , Rivalry , Amusing , Intense , Growing up , Fall , Rescue , Friendship , Escape

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea is slight and uneven, but its quirky, handmade aesthetic nicely conveys its characters’ adolescent vulnerability and restless spirit. show more

  • 85
    Dave WhiteTheWrap

    Layered images, un-erased pencil strokes, odd color blocking, jagged edges, heavy lines, painted frames with visible brush strokes, juxtapositions of marker, crayon, and charcoal, collage techniques, photographic effects, a set of psychedelic human lungs: this is is low-budget ambition firing on all cylinders. show more

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    A sweetly subversive dig at the constricting codes of teen hierarchies, the sheep-like mentality of youth and the failures of the education system. show more

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