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3,454 Ratings

The Florida Project

Directed by Sean Baker
United States, 2017


Sean Baker’s follow-up to Tangerine is the story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.

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The Florida Project Directed by Sean Baker

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2017 | Directors' Fortnight

Academy Awards

2018 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor

Independent Spirit Awards

2018 | 2 nominations including: Best Feature

Two great films against the infamy of adulthood. Defoe today and Benigni yesterday as the great maternal protagonists of our devastated and vile times. Two films to hold on to what’s left of (our) humanity and hope (not) for a second infancy of history.
December 28, 2018
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Like last year’s American Honey, Baker’s film is a timely paradox—call it magical neorealism—depicting hardscrabble poverty without the attendant sermonizing. In both of these melancholy summertime gambols, imagination can make adventure out of just getting by.
January 03, 2018
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As with Tangerine (2015), it takes a few scenes to become accustomed to Baker’s rhythm and tone, but once you’re there, it flies.
December 31, 2017
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