6.9/10
168
3 user 4 critic

Hide and Seek (1996)

Not Rated | | Drama | 19 January 1996 (USA)
Mixes documentary interviews of memories of lesbian adolescence with the story of the 12-year-old girl Lou discovering her sexuality in 1960s America.

Director:

Su Friedrich
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Sink or Swim (1990)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Through a series of twenty six short stories, a girl describes the childhood events that shaped her ideas about fatherhood, family relations, work and play. As the stories unfold, a dual ... See full summary »

Director: Su Friedrich
Stars: Jessica Meyerson
Uncle Yanco (1967)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

While in San Francisco for the promotion of her last film in October 1967, Agnès Varda, tipped by her friend Tom Luddy, gets to know a relative she had never heard of before, Jean Varda, ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Varda
Stars: Jean Varda, Tom Luddy, Agnès Varda
Code Blue (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Marian, a middle aged nurse, devotes herself to her patients like a saint. Sometimes she even takes on the role of a redeemer, by helping the gravely ill to the soothing order of ultimate ... See full summary »

Director: Urszula Antoniak
Stars: Bien de Moor, Lars Eidinger, Annemarie Prins
Dog Star Man (1964)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An experimental film from Stan Brakhage in which a man and his dog ascend a wooded mountain.

Director: Stan Brakhage
Stars: Jane Brakhage, Stan Brakhage
Tout Va Bien (1972)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.

Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin
Stars: Yves Montand, Jane Fonda, Vittorio Caprioli
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Fleeing the city, Robbie takes refuge at his aunt's country house, which happens to be a makeshift home for pregnant teenagers.

Director: Nathan Silver
Stars: David Dahlbom, Adinah Dancyger, Casey Drogin
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father's truck, two incompatible siblings in their teenage years, embark on a journey of reconciliation.

Director: Samir Oliveros
Stars: Honlenny Huffington, Kiara Howard, Jean Bush Howard
In My Room (2018)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A bored man suddenly realizes everyone around him has disappeared though he isn't sure what happened.

Director: Ulrich Köhler
Stars: Hans Löw, Elena Radonicich, Michael Wittenborn
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In the mountains of Montenegro people have lived by strict and Draconian laws for centuries, almost untouched by modern civilization. However, a young couple are going to seek their fortune... See full summary »

Director: Zivko Nikolic
Stars: Mira Furlan, Milutin 'Mima' Karadzic, Petar Bozovic
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Robert and Elena are twins entangled in a tale of puberty, philosophy and sexuality.

Director: Philip Gröning
Stars: Josef Mattes, Julia Zange, Urs Jucker
A Family Tour (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A filmmaker who has been living in exile in Hong Kong visits a festival in Taipei to present a film that has been banned in Mainland China. With her husband and child in tow, she has timed ... See full summary »

Director: Liang Ying
Stars: Nai An, Zhe Gong, Pete Teo
Anyone But Me (TV Series 2008)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When 16 year old Vivian McMillan has to move from New York City to the suburbs, her relationships, past and present, are tested. And her identity goes through seismic changes. The daughter ... See full summary »

Stars: Rachael Hip-Flores, Nicole Pacent, Jessy Hodges
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chelsea Holland Chelsea Holland ... Lou (as Chels Holland)
Ariel Mara Ariel Mara ... Betsy
Linzy Taylor ... Lizzie (as Linzy Kelley)
Sarah Jane Smith Sarah Jane Smith ... Miss Callahan
Alicia Manta Alicia Manta ... Maureen
Hunter Johnson Hunter Johnson ... School Principal
Frank Rosner Frank Rosner ... Mr. Hennessy
Matthew Pavlov Matthew Pavlov ... Mark Musinski
Apryl Wynter Apryl Wynter ... Denise
Noah Wilson Noah Wilson ... Boy at the River
Brandon Winston Brandon Winston ... Boy at the River
Ashley Carlisle Ashley Carlisle ... Anabelle
Su Friedrich ... Sex Ed Teacher
Maleena Waddy Maleena Waddy ... Lead Singer
Kirsten Oriol Kirsten Oriol ... Backup Singer
Edit

Storyline

Mixes documentary interviews of memories of lesbian adolescence with the story of the 12-year-old girl Lou discovering her sexuality in 1960s America. Written by Brian Rawnsley <rawnsleb@natlib.govt.nz>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1996 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features Simba: The King of the Beasts (1928) See more »

Soundtracks

You Can't Hurry Love
Written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Eddie Holland
Performed by Diana Ross and The Supremes
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Seek out this film
30 December 2001 | by ebowen111See all my reviews

Having had the privilege of meeting Su Friedrich when she visited my film school a few years ago, I was excited to see Hide and Seek. I was not disappointed, it is excellent. Blending narrative and documentary styles to tell this compelling story of a young woman discovering her sexuality, Friedrich lends a humanity and sensitivity to a subject usually treated as fodder for pornography. This and other films by the New-York based director are worth searching for. I can't wait to see her next piece!


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed