A first official look at beach Rats, the upcoming drama movie written and directed by Eliza Hittman and starring Harris Dickinson, Kate Hodge, Erik Potempa, and Madeline Weinstein:
“Frankie (Harris Dickinson), an aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn, is having a miserable summer. With his father dying and his mother wanting him to find a girlfriend, Frankie escapes the bleakness of his home life by causing trouble with his delinquent friends and flirting with older men online. When his chatting and webcamming intensify, he finally starts hooking up with guys at a nearby cruising beach while simultaneously entering into a cautious relationship with a young woman. As Frankie struggles to reconcile his competing desires, his decisions leave him hurtling toward irreparable consequences.”
The film has yet to get an official release date.
Stay tuned with us for more details about the movie Beach Rats.
Update – A Sundance video with a look at the behind the scenes of the film:
Beach Rats – Interview with Dirctor Eliza Hittman and footage from the film