A film by / un film de: Crystal Moselle
With / Avec : Jaden Smith, Rachelle Vinberg, Dede Lovelace
Cinemagique: Monday Aug 20 2018, 6:30PM | Cinéma du Parc | 1h19min |
Distributor: Metropole Films Distribution
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In the first narrative feature from The Wolfpack director Crystal Moselle, Camille, an introverted teenage skateboarder (newcomer Rachelle Vinberg) from Long Island, meets and befriends an all-girl, New York City-based skateboarding crew called Skate Kitchen. She falls in with the in-crowd, has a falling-out with her mother, and falls for a mysterious skateboarder guy (Jaden Smith), but a relationship with him proves to be trickier to navigate than a kickflip. Writer/director Crystal Moselle immersed herself in the lives of the skater girls and worked closely with them, resulting in the film’s authenticity, which combines poetic, atmospheric filmmaking and hypnotic skating sequences. SKATE KITCHEN precisely captures the experience of women in male-dominated spaces and tells a story of a girl who learns the importance of camaraderie and self-discovery.
La vie d’un adolescent solitaire change radicalement lorsqu’il fait la connaissance d’un groupe de skateboardeuses.