The Miseducation of Cameron Post

International Feature Film Competition

True, Cameron is dating a boy, but she’s in love with a girl in her class. When she’s caught making out with her in the backseat of a car, her guardians take drastic steps: they send their ward to a Christian camp for gay conversion therapy. Set in the 1990s, this adaptation of Emily Danforth’s coming-of-age novel, which offers up a variation on the queer comedy But I’m a Cheerleader, took the Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at this year’s Sundance Festival. The film pleases for nailing its pop-culture references to the given era, but also for its message: being an outsider is no reason to think of yourself as inferior. Actually, quite the reverse: let your freak flag fly! Starring Chloë Moretz, known as Hit-Girl from Kick-Ass, and Sasha Lane, the star of last year’s festival hit American Honey.

  • United States / 2018
  • 91 min / DCP
  • English
  • Subtitles: No Subtitle
  • Directors: Desiree Akhavan
  • Writers: Desiree Akhavan, Cecilia Frugiuele
  • Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Sasha Lane, Forrest Goodluck
  • Praha: Sun 11 Nov 2018 / 8:30 pm / Kino Lucerna, velký sál Buy
  • Brno: Sun 18 Nov 2018 / 8:30 pm / Kino Scala Buy
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