The Florida Project


2017 | 115 minutes | Rated R

The real reason The Florida Project is a breakout success, and the reason everyone should see the film, is the rowdy, previously unknown seven-year-old actor Brooklynn Prince. Moonee, played by Prince, is a mischievous tyrant who spends her days terrorizing the Orlando hotel she calls home. Like director Sean Baker’s Tangerine, the characters in The Florida Project don’t want anyone’s pity. Prostitution, drugs, arson, assault—it all goes down in the Magic Castle, the purple hotel (or project) where Moonee lives. Prince—with considerable help from her costars, Baker, and screenwriter Chris Bergoch—resonates beyond the twee and cute. At the film’s climax, Prince delivers a performance that would make even the surliest curmudgeon cry.

Wednesday 11/22

Queen Anne

SIFF Cinema Uptown

511 Queen Anne Ave N
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Wed 4 pm

University District

Out of Town

Grand Cinema

606 South Fawcett Ave
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Wed 6:40 pm, 9:05 pm

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Film Credits
Sean Baker
Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Valeria Cotto, Christopher Rivera, Caleb Jones, Macon Blair, Karren Karagulian, Sandy Kane