• Some Freaks (2017)

Some Freaks

Release Date: August 4th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

One-eyed high school senior Matt meets plus size Jill and falls more in love than he ever thought possible. However, when graduation comes and Jill moves cross-country to go to college, she undergoes a major physical transformation. When Matt struggles to accept Jill's new look, Jill begins to question whether Matt is really the man she thought she knew. As the distance widens between them, the characters are forced to confront who they were, and who everyone thinks they're supposed to be.

Cast: Thomas Mann, Lily Mae Harrington, Ely Henry, Marin Ireland, Lachlan Buchanan, Nikki Massoud, Shannon Hartman, Sylvia Kates

Director: Ian MacAllister McDonald

Genres: Comedy drama , Romance

Production Co: Good Deed Entertainment

Keywords: Passionate , House , Offbeat , Girlfriend , Friend , 2010s , Love , Emotional , Pursuit , Hospital , Growing up ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    An affecting debut for anyone who has dwelled on the far outskirts of adolescent social life, Ian MacAllister McDonald's Some Freaks captures high school/college agony without transmuting it into thank-God-we-survived-it nostalgia. show more

  • 75
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    Even though there’s nothing we haven’t seen before in this movie, she and Some Freaks remind us not just of the cruelties of the teen years, the insecurities and secret shame, but of how young we are when we figure out that it’s all just perception. show more

  • 60
    Kenji FujishimaPaste Magazine

    The deeper Some Freaks wades into what becomes a series of sadistic and masochistic humiliations, the more McDonald’s film begins to feel schematic, with these characters little more than pawns in a screenwriter’s game of toying with our expectations. show more

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