Florida Project, The

Awards
LOS CABOS 2017 - COMPETITION AWARD
Completed (Launch Cannes 2017 - Directors' Fortnight) / Drama / US / 2017
Director:
Sean Baker (Tangerine, Starlet)
Writer:
Sean Baker (Tangerine, Starlet) Chris Bergoch (Tangerine, Starlet)
Cast:
Willem Dafoe (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Antichrist)
Caleb Landry Jones (War on Everyone, Antiviral)
Brooklynn Prince
Bria Vinaite
Producers:
Sean Baker (Tangerine, Starlet)
Chris Bergoch (Tangerine, Starlet)
Kevin Chinoy (Tangerine, Starlet)
Andrew Duncan (Thoroughbred, Fun Mom Dinner, Wildlife)
Alex Saks (Thoroughbred, Fun Mom Dinner, Wildlife)
Francesca Silvestri (Tangerine, Starlet)
Shih Ching Tsou (Tangerine, Starlet)
Production Credits:
June Pictures / Che Film / Freestyle Pictures Company

The Florida Project tells the story of a precocious six year-old and her rag-tag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times. 

About the Director:

Sean Baker is one of most respected filmmakers in the U.S. after “Tangerine” (2015), “Starlet” (2012) and “Prince Of Broadway” (2008). He wrote THE FLORIDA PROJECT with his frequent collaborator, Chris Bergoch, and shot the film in 2016 in the neighborhoods around Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.