PALO ALTO

By Gia COPPOLA

PATHE INTERNATIONAL (UK) - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2012

An unflinching take on teen angst from first-time helmer Gia Coppola. Teddy, April, Fred and Emily use booze, marijuana and sex to get through the turmoil of adolescence.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 96 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gia COPPOLA
    • Writer(s)
    • Gia COPPOLA
    • Producer(s)
    • Sebastian PARDO, Adriana ROTARU, Miles LEVY, Vince JOLIVETTE
    • Synopsis
    • Trapped in sheltered suburban affluence, Teddy, April, Fred and Emily search for both cheap thrills and meaningful connection. Aided by plentiful doses of alcohol, drugs and sex, they stumble precariously through tree-lined cul-de-sacs as they struggle to understand their own confused emotions.
      Adapted from James Franco’s first collection of short stories, Gia Coppola’s startling film captures the loneliness and frustration of fragile adolescents left to flounder among real-world perils. However, Coppola also poignantly hints at the capacity for wonder that comes with their vulnerability — if only they can avoid driving head long into the dangers all around.
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