Evoking the unsentimental honesty of Maurice Pialat and Catherine Breillat, Brooklyn native Eliza Hittman’s South Brooklyn-set debut feature explores feelings of fear and shame that tend to be elided in more conventional coming-of-age films. During an uneventful summer, lonely Lila develops an unhealthy fixation on an older thug. Deluded and awkward in her romantic pursuit, she soon finds herself in a dangerously vulnerable situation.
Producers: Eliza Hittman, Shrihari Sathe,
Director of Photography: Sean Porter
Editor: Scott Cummings, Carlos Marques-Marcet
with Eliza Hittman, Gina Piersanti
& additional cast
Writer-director Eliza Hittman and actors Gina Piersanti, Giovanna Salimeni, Ronen Rubinstein, Case Prime, Jesse Cordasco, and Nicolas Jude Rosen participate in a Q&A after the screening.