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Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while... See more »

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Moonee (as Brooklynn Kimberly Prince)
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Scooty
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Dicky
Josie Olivo ...
Grandma Stacy
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Jancey
Edward Pagan ...
Dicky's Dad (as Edward 'Punky' Pagan)
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Halley
Patti Wiley ...
Amber
Jasineia Ramos ...
Luci
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Bobby
Rosa Medina Perez ...
Bertha
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Ashley
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Case Worker (as Krystal Gordon)
Bronwyn Valley ...
Twistee Treat Girl
Kelly Fitzgerald ...
Twistee Treat Girl's Mom
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Gloria
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Cabbie (as Jim Coleman)
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Newlywed Groom
Carolina Grabova ...
Newlywed Bride
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Patrice
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Narek
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Church Group Sarah
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Jack
Troy Kohlmaier ...
Troy
Ginger Cook ...
Room 151 Evicted Dealer
Shih-Ching Tsou ...
Perfume Wholesaler
Marisol Rivera ...
Twistee Treat Employee
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Charlie Coachman
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Paint-Splattered Guest
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Late for Tee-Time
Angel Garcia ...
New Father Checking In
Latanya Ortiz ...
New Child Checking In
Sonya McCarter ...
Simone
John Sutton ...
Room 246 Dad
Adina Sutton ...
Room 246 Mom
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Security Guard
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Arabian Nights Owner
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Arabian Nights Manager Jimmy
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Tourist John
Joanne Moreno ...
Cheap Tickets Lady
Jason Blackwater ...
Stolen-Ticket-Buying Dad
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DCF Investigator
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Breakfast Buffet Worker (as Hannah Logan Peterson)
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DCF Supervisor
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Officer Gary
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Black-Eyed Woman (uncredited)

Directed by

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Sean Baker

Written by

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Sean Baker ... (written by) &
Chris Bergoch ... (written by)

Produced by

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Sean Baker ... producer
Chris Bergoch ... producer
Kevin Chinoy ... producer
Darren Dean ... executive producer
Andrew Duncan ... producer
Dani Johnson ... associate producer
Samantha Quan ... associate producer
Alex Saks ... producer
Elayne Schneiderman Schmidt ... executive producer (as Elayne Schneiderman-Schmidt) / line producer
Francesca Silvestri ... producer
Shih-Ching Tsou ... producer

Music by

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Lorne Balfe

Cinematography by

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Alexis Zabe

Film Editing by

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Sean Baker

Editorial Department

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Alex Coco ... post-production coordinator
Jeff Cornell ... digital intermediate conform editor
Sam Daley ... digital intermediate colorist
Nate Davis ... digital intermediate film scanning
Nicole Guillermo ... digital intermediate producer
Joey Handy ... digital intermediate producer
Ray Horta ... digital intermediate producer
Mike Hugo ... assistant editor
Bernie Laramie ... post production supervisor
Stacey Lee ... data manager
Matt Medeiros ... dailies producer
Adam Moore ... dailies: colorist
Sean Perry ... on-line editor
Patrick Rossi ... digital intermediate film scanning

Casting By

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Carmen Cuba

Production Design by

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Stephonik Youth

Set Decoration by

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Kurt Thoresen

Costume Design by

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Fernando Rodriguez

Makeup Department

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Carol Raskin ... hair department head
Diana Thomas-Madison ... makeup department head

Production Management

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B. Ted Deiker ... head of physical production: June Pictures
Jennifer Radzikowski ... production manager / unit manager / unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Brittney Diez ... second second assistant director
Katye Kalivoda ... second assistant director
Joe McDougall ... first assistant director (as Joseph McDougall)
Marten W. Piccinini ... first assistant director (as Marten Piccinini)

Art Department

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Mabel Barba ... additional graphics / wardrobe dept: graphic designer
Max Cooper ... property master
Gary B. Gross ... props supplier
Matthew Neumann ... property master
Joseph E. Stone ... police picture cars
Alexandra Tibbe ... leadman

Sound Department

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Coll Anderson ... re-recording mixer
Duncan Clark ... dialogue/adr editor
Mark Filip ... additional sound
Andy Hay ... additional re-recording mixer
Eric Huezo ... re-recording mix technician
Vladimir Kerkez ... foley editor
Jacopo Massaretti ... dubbing recordist
Matthew Petrick ... additional sound
Jesse Pomeroy ... sound editor
Matt Snedecor ... sound effects editor (as Matthew Snedecor)
Aleksandra Stojanovic ... foley artist
Kyle Weber ... boom operator
Mark Weber ... sound mixer

Special Effects by

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Jeremy S. Brock ... special effects set technician (as Jeremy Brock)
Paul Damien ... special effects shop technician
Peter Damien ... special effects coordinator (as Pete Damien)
Harry Hurst ... special effects foreman
Brandon Merlin ... special effects technician
James L. Roberts ... special effects supervisor (as James Roberts)

Visual Effects by

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Wasselena Bilak ... visual effects production manager
Eloi Brunelle ... compositor
David Danesi ... visual effects producer
Philippe Desiront ... visual effects supervisor
Maxime Dontigny ... compositor / digital compositor
Pierre Dufour ... matte painter
Christine Hantzo-Stoll ... visual effects production manager (as Christine H. Stoll)
Loic Laurelut ... compositor / digital compositor
Thomas Lhomme-Sorel ... fx artist / lighting artist: Digital District / tracking/matchmove artist (as Thomas Lhommesorel)
Christelle Marcoux ... visual effects coordinator
Nicolas Marion ... matte painter
Sonia Marques ... visual effects producer
Ghislain Ouellette ... digital compositor
Stéphane Paradis ... compositor
Maxime Pearson ... compositor
Mathieu Tremblay ... compositor / digital compositor

Stunts

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Jennifer Badger ... stunt double: Ashley
Joop Katana ... stunts
Richard Marrero ... stunts
Jonathan Mercedes ... stunts
Eric Miranda ... stunt coordinator: Play Safe
Kevin Morgan ... supervising stunt coordinator
Haley Nott ... stunts
Digney Pozo ... stunts
Blanca Rosa Rosario ... stunt double: DCF Supervisor (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Henry Gelhart ... steadicam operator
Don Gurzell ... best boy grip
Alex V. Hurley ... video assist
Anthony Ioannou ... Steadicam Operator
Mike McGowan ... steadicam operator
Clayton Meng ... grip
Pat Meng ... key grip
Ognjen Sarovic ... a camera second assistant: additional
Jake Schneiderman ... camera utility
Osvaldo Silvera Jr. ... steadicam operator
Carla Sosa ... second assist camera
Harrison Thevenin ... still photographer
Bas Tiele ... first assistant camera
Rexx Villotti ... camera utility

Casting Department

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Michelle Cassidy ... casting intern
Jennifer Conrader ... extras casting / location casting
Atsumi Foreman ... casting assistant: Crowdshot
Chris Gaynor ... casting intern
Abigael Grant ... casting assistant: Crowdshot
Mark Mullen ... location casting
Linda Pereira ... casting assistant: Crowdshot
Patti Wiley ... casting coordinator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Luiie Otero ... costume assistant

Location Management

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Darren Dean ... location scout
John Garret ... location scout
Stacey McGillis ... location manager / location scout

Music Department

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Max Aruj ... technical score assistant
Dennis P. Coronel ... composer: additional music
Matthew Hearon-Smith ... music supervisor
Jack Norton ... composer: additional music
Kitty Norton ... composer: additional music
Steffen Thum ... technical score assistant
Doug Walker ... composer: additional music

Transportation Department

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Tommy Kelly ... picture car coordinator
Mike Rath ... assistant picture car coordinator

Other crew

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Nina Nahal Ameri ... production legal (as Nina Ameri)
Bjorn Arnesen ... assistant production office coordinator
Carles Berot ... marketing and creative services
Dave Bishop ... Head of Worldwide Acquisitions: Protagonist Pictures
Emerald Black ... Key Set Production Assistant
Bradley Bowen ... stand-in
Lisa Callif ... clearance counsel
Cameron Chidsey ... assistant to the producers
Alex Coco ... assistant to the director / behind-the-scenes producer
Khris Colgate ... set pa
Charly Destombes ... press attache
Ken DiGiorgio ... chef
Anne-Lise Fernandez ... Operations Manager: Protagonist Pictures
Amy Fox ... stand-in
Sabina Friedman-Seitz ... assistant to the producers
Mike Goodridge ... Chief Executive Officer: Protagonist Pictures
Gary B. Gross ... technical advisor: police
Lon Haber ... publicity team
Simon Hanis ... production office intern
Ian M. Kemp ... set medic
Steve Lasky ... production staff
Natalie Llerena ... production assistant
Brora MacFarland ... key craft service (as Brora Doon MacFarland)
Omar Mendez ... production assistant
Juan Ortiz ... production assistant
Bridget Pedgrift ... Head of Marketing: Protagonist Pictures
Emily Pendas ... script supervisor
Hannah Peterson ... production assistant
James Pugh ... Head of Business Affairs: Protagonist Pictures
Samantha Quan ... acting coach
Michael Raisler ... executive for Cinereach
Dori A. Rath ... production accountant
Jeff Rotondi ... legal counsel
Vanessa Saal ... Head of Worldwide Sales: Protagonist Pictures
Justin Schaefer ... assistant: Alex Saks
Mike Schaer ... medic
Dimitra Tsingou ... Chief Operating Officer: Protagonist Pictures
Rexx Villotti ... accounting clerk
Melissa West ... accounting clerk
Dori A. Rath ... production company executive (uncredited)

Thanks

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Joanne Argont ... special thanks
Ramin Bahrani ... special thanks
Gladys Caban ... special thanks
Greg Calejo ... special thanks
Vikram Chopra ... special thanks
Victoria Devereaux ... special thanks
Brandi Durling ... special thanks
Eric Eckstein ... special thanks
Sheena Fowler ... special thanks
Leah Giblin ... thanks
Andrew Goldman ... special thanks
Clu Gulager ... special thanks
Matthew Huffman ... special thanks
Sheri Kebbel ... special thanks
Kurt Leitner ... special thanks
John Manning ... special thanks
George 'Spanky' McFarland ... a special thanks from the director / special thanks: from the director for continuing inspiration
Robert F. McGowan ... a special thanks from the director / special thanks: from the director for continuing inspiration
Gus Meins ... a special thanks from the director / special thanks: from the director for continuing inspiration
James Ransone ... special thanks
Hal Roach ... a special thanks from the director / special thanks: from the director for continuing inspiration
Marco Rubio ... special thanks: Senator
Josh Safdie ... special thanks
Rick Scott ... special thanks: Governor of Florida
Josh Sussman ... special thanks
Tristen Tuckfield ... special thanks
Ti West ... special thanks
Elliott Whitton ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Halley lives with her six year old daughter Moonee in a budget motel along one of the commercial strips catering to the Walt Disney World tourist clientele outside Orlando, Florida. Halley, who survives largely on welfare, has little respect for people, especially those who cross her, it an attitude that she has passed down to Moonee, who curses and gives the finger like her mother. Although the motel's policy is not to allow long term rentals, Bobby, the motel manager, has made arrangements for people like Halley to live there while not undermining the policy as he realizes that many such tenants have no place to go otherwise. Halley, Moonee and Moonee's friends, who live in the motel or others like it along the strip and who she often drags into her disruptive pranks, are often the bane of Bobby's existence, but while dealing with whatever problem arises, Bobby has a soft spot especially for the children and thus, by association, their parents, as he knows that Moonee and others like her are just children acting like a children under whatever guidance they have, Moonee who has less guidance than most. Although there are some lines which he will not tolerate to be crossed, Bobby lets most of the disruptive things that they do go, largely as long as it does not affect the bread and butter of the motel, namely the tourist trade. The summer in this collective is presented, when Moonee and her friends, such as Scooty, are out of school and are left largely to their own devices while self-absorbed Halley does whatever she wants, often just staying in the room watching TV. Halley is supposed to look after Scooty, the son of Halley's friend Ashley, they who live in the unit immediately underneath Halley and Moonee's, while Ashley is at work at a local diner. In turn, Ashley pilfers cooked meals from the diner to feed Halley, Moonee and Scooty. Over the course of the summer, Halley systematically begins to alienate one by one the people who are her unofficial support by responding with that disrespect to anything she feels is against her. As such, Halley begins to take more and more extreme measures to maintain the life she leads with Moonee. Written by Huggo

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Also Known As
  • Проект 'Флорида' (Russia)
  • Projeto Flórida (Brazil)
  • Proiectul Florida (Romania)
  • Projekt Florida (Serbia)
  • Proyecto Florida (Argentina)
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Runtime
  • 111 min
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Box Office

Budget $2,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $157,553, 08 Oct 2017

Did You Know?

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Trivia In a 2017 BBC radio interview, the director clarified that the film's garish motel settings are genuine motels. They continued operating as working businesses during filming, and some real-life residents and staff are seen in the film. See more »
Goofs At one point when Mooney takes a bath, she is wearing a necklace with pink flowers on it. A few scenes later, you see Halley buy her that necklace after selling the magic bracelets. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode dated 9 November 2017 (2017). See more »
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Crazy Credits "This film is not authorized, sponsored, endorsed, produced, or distributed by, or in any way officially associated with the Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disney Enterprises, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries or its affiliates." See more »
Quotes Moonee: You know why this is my favorite tree?
Jancey: Why?
Moonee: 'Cause it's tipped over, and it's still growing.
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