30.09. - 09.10.2021

As You Are USA 2015 | 105 min | OV | Colour | FF 2016

Miles Joris-Peyrafitte

Miles Joris-Peyrafitte made music videos for artists like My Goodness, Eric Slick and Skinnybones. He graduated from Bard College in New York, where he worked with Kelly Reichardt and So Yong Kim on his short film As a Friend (2014). As You Are is his debut feature. 

rated for 0 + years
The early 1990s in a US suburb. Two teenagers and their parents are being questioned by police. Their statements reveal a series of memories – and the circumstances of a tragic crime. Jack, one of those being questioned, was living with his single Mum and had difficulty finding friends. That changed when she met a new boyfriend and Jack got to know his son Mark. Jack and Mark were like brothers. Two outsiders who'd found each other. The duo became a trio when classmate Sarah joined them. They skipped school, got high and skirted the question of whether what they had was more than just a friendship. As You Are is a cleverly constructed coming-of-age drama whose title refers to the Nirvana song Come as you are.
Original title: As You Are
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Transatlantic
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte
Screenplay: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, Madison Harrison
Cast: Charlie Heaton, Owen Campbell, Amandla Stenberg, Mary Stuart Masterson, Scott Cohen, John Scurti
Producer: Brent Stiefel, Sean Patrick Burke, Joseph Mastantuono, Justin Lothrop
Director of Photography: Caleb Heymann
Music: Patrick Higgins, Miles Joris-Peyrafitte
Production Design: Audrey Turner
Editor: Abbi Jutkowitz
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource: Haifa FF
German Distributor:
World Sales: Alma cinema
Production: Votiv Films; Buffalo 8
Contact: Victoria Fory, Alma Cinema:


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