24.9. - 3.10.2020

The Florida Project USA 2017 | 112 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Sean Baker

SEAN BAKER (*1971) became well-known with his film Starlet (2012) and above all Tangerine (2015) which was created entirely on his iPhone – in contrast to his sixth film The Florida Project, which was shot on 35mm.


rated for 0 + years
Orlando, Florida. Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) is only 6, but has one heck of a temperament. Her precocious pranks don't seem to bother her very young mother Halley (Bria Vinaite). Like all the inhabitants of the Magic Castle motel, Halley is on a shaky financial footing and thus forced to get through life by more or less respectable means. She's supported by the motel manager Bobby (Willem Dafoe) who has a big heart and is always trying to bring order to the chaos of her life. The Florida Project is a happy film about an unhappy world – with an excellent Willem Dafoe in the leading role.
Orig. Title: The Florida Project
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Transatlantic
Director: Sean Baker
Screenplay: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Kimberley Prince, Bria Vinaite, Valeria Cotto, Christopher Rivera, Caleb Landry Jones, Mela Murder, Aiden Malik, Josie Olivo, Sandy Kane, Macon Blair
Producer: Sean Baker,Chris Bergoch,Shih-Ching Tsou,Andrew Duncan,Alex Saks,Kevin Chinoy,Francesca Silvestri
Sprachfassung: OV with German subtitles
Director of Photography: Alexis Zabe
Production Design: Stephonik Youth
Editor: Sean Baker
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Prokino Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: Protagonist Pictures
Production: June Pictures; Cre Film; Freestyle Pictures Company
Contact: Ira von Gienanth, Prokino Filmverleih GmbH:


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