PREVIEW: Beast Beast (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Shirley Chen (Lonely Boy), Will Madden (Thunder Road), Jose Angeles (film debut), Courtney Dietz (The Dirt), Daniel Rashid (You Can Choose Your Family), Anissa Matlock (Greenland), Stephen Ruffin (Summer ’03), Chip Carriere (In the Hell of Dixie), Kron Moore (Into the Storm), Susan Gallagher (Strange Weather), Charles Green (What Men Want), Cynthia Barrett (The Little Death)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Danny Madden (Euphonia), director, writer; Tara Ansley (Tragedy Girls), Jim Cummings (The Grief of Others), Matt Miller (Amira & Sam) and Benjamin Wiessner (Thunder Road), producers; Kristian Zuniga (Depeche Mode: Spirits in the Forest), cinematographer; David Brundige (film debut), Pete Ohs (Everything Beautiful Is Far Away) and Mari Walker (Solitary), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In a quiet town somewhere in the south, popular high school student Krista (Chen) becomes drawn to newcomer Nito (Angeles), who impresses her with his skateboarding skills. As the two grow closer, their lives are bound to be intertwined with gun-loving neighbour Adam (Madden)…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Writer-director Danny Madden’s low-key drama, brought to life with the help of executive producer Alec Baldwin, is a breezy coming-of-age story that’s got enough adolescent charisma to keep the wind in its sails.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 30TH APRIL 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

RENT/BUY ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS, INCLUDING AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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