The Florida Project
The Florida Project (2017)

The Florida Project tells 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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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 6, 2017
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Sara Stewart
New York Post

You come away better for having known this crew, a demographic that's sorely underrepresented on the screen.

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A.A. Dowd
AV Club

The Florida Project is sublime: a blast of life, of celebratory highs and lamentable lows, on the outer economic edges of the Sunshine State.

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Angie Han

As Moonee, Brooklynn Prince is a revelation. There's not a single artificial note in her performance, just raw charm.

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Brian Tallerico

A film of small notes that combine to form something major, the kind of movie that sneaks up on you and sticks with you

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Owen Gleiberman

As a filmmaker, Baker is a graceful neorealist voyeur who thrives on improvisation, and his storytelling, in The Florida Project, is mostly just a series of anecdotes. But that turns out to be enough.

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Oscar Uriel
Cinema Movil

The story seems to be armed only with trivial vignettes, although I must confess that the protagonist's charisma ends up winning over the audience. [Full review in Spanish]

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Barry Hertz
Globe and Mail

[Sean] Baker mostly crafts a tiny adventure of absorbing wonder.

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Eric Kohn

The Florida Project further cements Baker's status as one of the most innovative American directors working today, but he's also an essential advocate for the stories this country often doesn't get to see.

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Caryn James

Underneath the vibrancy of Moonee's spirit, Baker delivers a heavy-handed statement about the fraudulent hopes offered by Disney magic, and the way so many American dreams have been shattered.

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