USA/ 2018/ 85'
Director: Jonah Hill
Writer: Jonah Hill
Stars: Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Lucas Hedges
Nominated for Teddy Award at the Berlin International Film Festival. 1 win & 6 nominations.
Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for somewhere to belong. He finds it at the Motor Avenue skate shop…
The first feature from writer-director Jonah Hill shows some of the best qualities of veteran actors who step behind the camera, with nuanced performances so real the characters practically fall off the screen.