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627 Ratings

Mean Creek

Directed by Jacob Aaron Estes
United States, 2004
Drama, Crime


Set in a small Oregon town where secrets are hard to keep and lies even harder, Mean Creek flows with a simple elegance of truth and consequences as it follows a crisis in the lives of its teen characters, keenly directed by first-timer Jacob Aaron Estes.

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Mean Creek
Directed by Jacob Aaron Estes

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2004 | Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

Sundance Film Festival

2004 | American Spectrum

Independent Spirit Awards

2005 | 2 wins including: John Cassavetes Award

Stockholm International Film Festival

2004 | Winner: Best Directorial Debut

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