'The Florida Project' Trailer Previews Willem Dafoe's Magic Castle Motel
'Tangerine' director Sean Baker helms the Cannes hit.
A24 has released the first trailer for The Florida Project, starring Willem Dafoe.
Directed by Tangerine helmer Sean Baker, the movie is set during a Florida summer break and follows a six-year-old and her friends as they create their own magic in the shadow of Walt Disney World. Dafoe plays the manager of a budget motel called The Magic Castle — one of many on the highway stretch outside the Orlando amusement park. Newcomers Brooklynn Prince, Valeria Cotto and Bria Vinaite also star
After its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, The Florida Project garnered critical praise, with The Hollywood Reporter's review calling the film "a fabulous mosaic of one particular pocket of America's invisible homeless population."
The Florida Project hits theaters Oct. 6 after screening next at the New York Film Festival.