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From age 16 and up Drugs and/or alcohol abuse Offensive use of language
Andrea Arnold, 2016 158 minutes Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough, McCaul Lombardi, Arielle Holmes UK, USA English 9 March 2017 Dutch

Cannes' Grand Jury Prize-winning road movie about a teenage girl who runs away with a crew of hard-partying teenagers criss-crossing the Midwest while selling fraudulent magazine subscriptions.

Star lives on the fringes of American society, resorting to dumpster diving in order to feed her half-siblings. When she meets Jake dancing in the aisles at a Kmart, their attraction is instantaneous. Star immediately joins Jake on a cross-country drive with a Dickensian gang of misfits: slugging hard liquor in the backs of vans and crashing in rundown motels. Star and Jake begin dreaming of a house and family to call their own. But their relationship offends the crew's queen bee, Krystal, and Star's precarious place - in the gang and in society - becomes clear.

British director Andrea Arnold (FISH TANK, RED ROAD) won the Jury Prize at Cannes for her first film set in the US. Shot in a 4:3 aspect ratio, the film keeps us close to its cast. And Arnold brings a verité-style realism to the motley band of youths, who are played for the most part by non-professional actors. Propelled by a dynamic soundtrack that ranges from E-40 to Rihanna to Bruce Springsteen, AMERICAN HONEY is an energetic road trip across a rarely seen America. (source: www.tiff.net)

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★★★★★ New York Post - "At 162 minutes, "American Honey" may test some viewers' patience, but for this one, it paid off with an unflinching portrait of middle America, a love letter to the open road and a dynamic newcomer in Sasha Lane."

★★★★ New York Daily News - "An American tale that is both gorgeously original and rooted in some of the greatest stories this country has ever produced."

Hollywood Reporter - "A road movie without a map that nonetheless arrives at a worthwhile destination."