• The Florida Project (2017)

The Florida Project

Release Date: October 6th, 2017

R |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

Set in the shadow of the most magical place on Earth, 6-year-old Moonee and her two best friends forge their own adventures, while Moonee's struggling mom and a kindhearted motel manager protect the kids from the harsh reality that surrounds them.

Cast: Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Valeria Cotto, Christopher Rivera, Caleb Landry Jones, Macon Blair, Karren Karagulian

Director: Sean Baker

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Cre Film, June Pictures, Freestyle Picture Company, Cinereach

Keywords: Heartwarming , 2010s , Growing up , Sacrifice , Love ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    As in previous films, Mr. Baker mixes amateur and professional actors to exceptional effect. show more

  • 90
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    A remarkable study of poverty, family and personal responsibility, The Florida Project meticulously illustrates how life on the margins affects one impressionable six-year-old. show more

  • 90
    Dana StevensSlate

    The film’s structure at first seems loose and episodic, but each scene serves a purpose. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)