30.09. - 09.10.2021

Short Term 12 USA 2013 | 96 min | OV | Colour | FF 2013

Destin Daniel Cretton

Destin Cretton grew up in Hawaii. In 2012, he made his debut film I Am Not a Hipster. Short Term 12 was awarded the audience prize at the SXSW Festival, leading actress Brie Larson won Best Actress at Locarno.

rated for 0 + years
Grace (Brie Larson) in her early 20s is team leader at Short Term 12, a support facility for young people with behavioural problems. She loves her work and does all she can to improve the destinies of her charges. Alongside her works Mason, her boyfriend of many years. When a girl arrives who is known for especially violent behaviour, Grace quickly gets on with her, as they share similar traumatic experiences from the past. But there's something else that Grace carries around with her – that not even Mason knows about. Short Term 12 is wonderful US independent cinema with a healthy portion of realism, a touch of humour and loads of heart.

Screening on 28.09. in attendance of:

Destin Cretton (Director)

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Original title: Short Term 12
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Agenda 13
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Screenplay: Destin Daniel Cretton
Cast: Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr., Kaitlyn Dever, Rami Malek, Keith Stanfield
Producer: Asher Goldstein, Maren Olson, Joshua Astrachan, Ron Najor
Director of Photography: Brett Pawlak
Music: Joel P. West
Production Design: Rachel Myers
Editor: Nat Sanders
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Memento Films
Production: Animal Kingdom; Traction Media


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