Directed by: Eliza Hittman
Written by: Eliza Hittman
Starring: Harris Dickinson, Kate Hodge, Erik Potempa, Madeline Weinstein
Release Date: 2017
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Frankie (Harris Dickinson), an aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn, is having a miserable summer. With his father dying and his mother wanting him to find a girlfriend, Frankie escapes the bleakness of his home life by causing trouble with his delinquent friends and flirting with older men online. When his chatting and webcamming intensify, he finally starts hooking up with guys at a nearby cruising beach while simultaneously entering into a cautious relationship with a young woman. As Frankie struggles to reconcile his competing desires, his decisions leave him hurtling toward irreparable consequences.