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501 Ratings


Directed by Dee Rees
United States, 2011
Drama, LGBT+


A Bronx lesbian teenager juggles multiple identities to avoid rejection from friends and family, but pressure from home, school, and within corrodes the line between her dual personas with explosive consequences.

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Pariah Directed by Dee Rees

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2011 | 2 wins including: Dramatic (Cinematography Award)

Independent Spirit Awards

2012 | Winner: John Cassavetes Award

2012 | Nominee: Best Female Lead

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2011 | Nominee: Best First Feature

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