- 1h 31min
- Directed by: Scott Speer
- Cast: Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rob Riggle
- UK release: 30 March 2018
Katie (Thorne) has xeroderma pigmentosum, which means sunlight could kill her, but then she meets longterm crush Charlie (Schwarzenegger), busking at night. Speer and the cast manage to turn a slushy premise into an effectively moving weepie; for once, the boyfriend isn’t a douche and the father isn’t overbearing.
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Midnight Sun26 Mar 2018
Moving teen romance starring Bella Thorne that transcends its unpromising premise
Teenage romantic drama Midnight Sun could so easily have turned into what they used to call in America a 'movie of the week'. A young girl with a rare and potentially fatal disease who falls for the handsome young man who passes by her window every day…
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