WHO’S IN IT?
Bella Thorne (The DUFF), Patrick Schwarzenegger (Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse), Rob Riggle (21 Jump Street), Quinn Shephard (Windsor), Tiera Skovbye (Girl in Progress), Paul McGillion (A Dog’s Breakfast), Ken Tremblett (The Betrayed), Jenn Griffin (Suspicious River), Nicholas Coombe (Infected Paradise), Alex Pangburn (film debut), Austin Obiajunwa (Status Update)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Scott Speer (Status Update), director; Eric Kirsten (film debut), writer; Jen Gatien (Jack & Diane), Tracey Jeffrey (film debut), John Rickard (How To Be Single) and Zack Schiller (Son of Morning), producers; Nate Walcott (The Fault In Our Stars), composer; Karsten Gopinath (The River Why), cinematographer; Michelle Harrison (Cake) and Tia Nolan (Friends with Benefits), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Katie Price (Thorne) lives with a life-threatening sensitivity to sunlight thanks to a rare genetic condition, and has been kept sheltered since early childhood. She is housebound during the day with only her father (Riggle) for company, but during the night she goes out and lives a small but simple life playing guitar in the streets. One night, she meets Charlie (Schwarzenegger), a high-school athlete she has admired for years, and they begin a relationship – but only after she hides her condition from him…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Director Scott Speer’s previous film from this year was the gobsmackingly awful Status Update – can this teenage tearjerker prove that it was just a one-off miscalculation?