WHO’S IN IT?
Brooklynn Kimberly Prince (film debut), Bria Vinaite (film debut), Willem Dafoe (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Valeria Cotto (film debut), Christopher Rivera (film debut), Caleb Landry Jones (Get Out), Macon Blair (Blue Ruin), Karren Karagulian (Starlet), Sandy Kane (Peaches Does Herself)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Sean Baker (Tangerine), director, writer, producer, editor; Chris Bergoch (Starlet), writer, producer; Kevin Chinoy (Shooting Vegetarians), Andrew Duncan (Lord of Tears), Alex Saks (Fun Mum Dinner), Francesca Silvestri (Scotch and Milk) and Shih-Ching Tsou (Take Out), producers; Lorne Balfe (The LEGO Batman Movie), composer; Alexis Zabe (Lake Tahoe), cinematographer
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
At a decent-sized motel just down the road from Walt Disney World in Florida, six-year-old Moonee (Prince) goes about causing mischief with her friends, and bonding with her rebellious but caring mother Halley (Vinaite) as well as the stern but kindly motel manager Bobby (Dafoe)…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The Florida Project is the year’s quintessential film about childhood in its most free-spirited and innocent form, propelled to greatness by a carefree debut performance by young Brooklynn Kimberly Prince, as well as a standout turn by Willem Dafoe.