Beach Rats

Beach Rats
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 38min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Eliza Hittman
  • Cast: Harris Dickinson, Madeline Weinstein, Kate Hodge
  • UK release: 24 November 2017

Frankie (Dickinson) is a teenage New Yorker who hangs out with his mates, scoring drugs, chasing girls, and also meeting up for dark trysts with older men. Timeless tale about the struggle to conform; Hittman strains to avoid clichés and Dickinson brings just enough anguish and confusion to make Frankie a character you care about.

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Beach Rats

20 Nov 20174 stars

Harris Dickinson impresses as a teen struggling to accept his true sexuality in Eliza Hittman's sophomore drama

In the year of God's Own Country and Call Me by Your Name, there is an old-fashioned feel to the low-budget aesthetic and meandering air of Eliza Hittman's moody second feature Beach Rats. There are echoes of early Gus Van Sant and Larry Clark in a film…

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