(NR) USA – 1 hr 31 min
2020 · d. Alexandre Rockwell
Starring Lana Rockwell, Nico Rockwell, Jabari Watkins, Karyn Parsons, Will Patton
Rental: $12.00 (48 hour streaming period)
Amid her tumultuous home life, fifteen-year-old Billie plays de facto caretaker for her younger brother, receiving guidance from her guardian angel/namesake, Billie Holiday. After yet another round of family upset, the siblings make a break for it alongside fellow runaway Malik, hitting the road in search of freedom and adventure. Filmed in striking 16mm, this coming-of-age story from indie-film vet Alexandre Rockwell is an ode to the power of resilience and imagination.
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