PREVIEW: Along for the Ride (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Emma Pasarow (film debut), Belmont Cameli (The Husband), Kate Bosworth (Blue Crush), Laura Kariuki (film debut), Andie MacDowell (Four Weddings and a Funeral), Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend’s Wedding), Genevieve Hannelius (Day 13), Samia Finnerty (Let Them All Talk), Paul Karmiyran (Bad Fruit), Marcus Scribner (Farewell Amor), Ricardo Hurtado (Ron’s Gone Wrong)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Sofia Alvarez (film debut), director, writer; Eric Newman (Children of Men) and Bryan Unkeless (I, Tonya), producers; Luca Del Puppo (Mercy), cinematographer; Justin Chan (Monsters and Men), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Auden (Pasarow), an insomniac student, is preparing to head for college, when she meets the mysterious Eli (Cameli) who has similar nocturnal instincts. As their seaside town sleeps, the two head out on a nightly adventure together as Auden experiences the fun, carefree life she’s never had…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Sofia Alvarez, the screenwriter behind Netflix’s hit YA romance film series To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, makes her directorial debut with a charming teen romance that fully embraces the nightlife scene.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 6TH MAY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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