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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 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
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    The Florida Project immerses us in more stories that too often get excluded from movies. It finds magic in the mundane, and reminds audiences how to look at the world through fresh, untainted eyes. show more

  • 90
    Dana StevensSlate

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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Best Foreign Film
Amandaprisen (2018)