WHO’S IN IT?
Kelvin Harrison Jr. (It Comes At Night), Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water), Naomi Watts (21 Grams), Tim Roth (Reservoir Dogs), Brian Bradley (A Walk Among The Tombstones), Andrea Bang (The Prodigal Dad), Norbert Leo Butz (Dan In Real Life), Marsha Stephanie Blake (See You Yesterday), Noah Gaynor (Life Itself), Omar Brunson (Shadow Fighter), Christopher Mann (Creed II)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Julius Onah (The Cloverfield Paradox), director, writer, producer; J.C. Lee (film debut), writer; John Baker (Memphis) and Andrew Yang (Someone I Used To Know), producers; Geoff Barrow (Ex Machina) and Ben Salisbury (Annihilation), composers; Larkin Seiple (Swiss Army Man), cinematographer; Madeleine Gavin (Nerve), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Luce (Harrison Jr.) is a top high school student, a sports hero, and beloved by everyone at school and at home, including his adoptive parents (Watts and Roth) who took him in from a war-torn country. However, when Luce’s teacher Harriet (Spencer) makes an alarming discovery in his locker, Luce’s reputation is put on the line – or is Harriet simply preying on dangerous stereotypes?
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Already one of the year’s most talked-about movies, Luce tackles several complex topics such as tokenism and identity in modern America, in a thrilling script based on J.C. Lee’s play of the same name.