Set in the summer after graduation, Enid and Rebecca are both outsiders
in a world slowly being engulfed by fake 50's diners and Starbucks.
Enid must attend an art class to officially graduate high school as
Rebecca gets a job. When the two play a mean joke on a much older,
geeky record collector, Enid finds a fellow soul and begins to discover
the complexities of becoming an adult in the modern world.
After being recommended by several trusted friends I excitedly gave this film a try.
Although it was nothing really of what I expected I absolutely loved
Steve Buscemi. His acting provoked so much emotion and frustration
during the two hours I found myself shifting in my seat and yelling at
the screen. He was amazing.
The movie to me spoke out against the
mainstream, the normal, the cookie cutter cut cookies we so easily
become. The movie relates to loneliness and fear. Every character is
hollow or needing in some way. Every character is weird and broken but
With a gritty orange LA landscape Scarlett
Johanson and Thora Birch lead us on an original and unique take on
growing up in a world that is slowly awakening to the fact that we are
all the same...but still very different. A story of acceptance and the
need for a connection...and uh...did I mention Brad Renfro was in it?