Sweet Thing

Dreamy drama about two siblings who struggle to find solid ground in the homes of their alcoholic father and ultimately run away to find a temporary life for themselves.

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Teen Billie and her younger brother Nico live with their unpredictable father Adam, and every time he hits the bottle, their life changes into an emotional rollercoaster. They have nowhere to go, since their mother ran away years ago already. Together with Malik, a boy Billie’s age, they decide to flee their homes and to embark on a journey full of ups and downs.

Sundance winner and indie icon Alexandre Rockwell depicts the world of the children in sublime black and white, alternating with shots in colour. SWEET THING tells the contemporary and universal story of growing up in a family that lives on the edge of society. Starring the real-life children of Alexandre Rockwell.

Alexandre Rockwell, USA, 2020, 91 min. English spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Nico Rockwell, Lana Rockwell, Jabari Watkins.
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