Saturday April 4, 2020

Florida tale in a world without Disney

Sean Baker's The Florida Project wows with its feral curiosity whilst Alex Gibney's No Stone Unturned is a remarkable and sobering depiction of an Irish atrocity

12th November, 2017
Brooklynn Prince and Bria Vinaite in The Florida Project

Two years ago, writer and director Sean Baker announced himself with Tangerine, a feisty, funny drama that trailed a pair of trash-talking transvestite sex workers. The first feature film shot on an iPhone, it had a loose, nervous vigour and an immersive, improvised style that captured the reality of life on the streets of Los Angeles as much as it did his characters’ trouble and strife.

The Florida Project is a mostly happy film...

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