PREVIEW: Red Rocket (18)

WHO’S IN IT?

Simon Rex (Scary Movie 3), Bree Elrod (Dark Feed), Suzanna Son (film debut), Brenda Deiss (film debut), Judy Hill (film debut), Marlon Lambert (film debut), Brittney Rodriguez (film debut), Ethan Darbone (film debut), Shih-Ching Tsou (Tangerine), Parker Bigham (film debut), Brandy Kirl (film debut), Dustin Hart (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Sean Baker (The Florida Project), director, writer, producer, editor; Chris Bergoch (Tangerine), writer; Alex Coco (film debut), Samantha Quan (film debut), Alex Saks (Book Club) and Shih-Ching Tsou (The Florida Project), producers; Drew Daniels (It Comes at Night), cinematographer

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Mikey (Rex), a washed-up porn star, returns to his small Texas hometown for the first time in 17 years. Shacking up with his estranged wife Lexi (Elrod) and her mother (Deiss), Mikey falls back into his destructive habits when he meets an enticing young woman named Strawberry (Son)…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Filmmaker Sean Baker dives deep into his most self-destructive lead character yet, a former porn star played in a career-redefining performance by Simon Rex who – funnily enough – is himself a former adult entertainer.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 11TH MARCH 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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