Film

Red Rocket

Directed by Sean Baker
Maandag 12 september , 19:30 - 21:45
Dinsdag 13 september , 19:30 - 21:45
Woensdag 14 september , 19:30 - 21:45
Filmhuis De Zwarte Doos
Prijs: € 4,00 incl. btw (Student) € 8,00 incl. btw (Anderen)

A darkly funny, raw, and humane portrait of Mikey Saber, a uniquely 'American' hustler, and his hometown that barely tolerates him.

Mikey’s a man-child, and…an ex-porn star. He is constantly sugarcoating things for his own mental state because he can’t really face the negative place he's in. It’s literally the only way he can cope, and everything is always somebody else’s fault.

Flat broke and scheming, Mikey heads back home to Texas, hoping to move back in with his estranged wife and mother-in-law. They shouldn’t let him in, but they do….

This audacious new film from writer-director Sean Baker (The Florida Project, Tangerine) contains a magnetic, live-wire performance by Simon Rex.  

Reviews
“An exhilarating realm of dark comedy, stylistic ambition, and pure off-the-grid adventurousness.” Gregory Mann, UK film review
“Only Baker could somehow make a Pilgrim’s Progress about a loser with a giant penis into a slightly goofy, cracked celebration of life on the fringes.”  Rolling Stone.

Ticket information
This film will be shown at Filmhuis De Zwarte Doos. Buying a ticket online in advance is mandatory if you want to attend this film. You can buy a ticket via the black “order” button on this page.
Please note: you can only buy a ticket online; tickets are not purchasable with cash or bank card at the ticket counter.
You can find more general information about tickets, refund policy etc. here.

Please be on time
The screening of the film starts at 19:30. We kindly ask you to be at the ticket counter when it opens 15 minutes prior to the start of the film. This is to ensure the film starts and ends on time.

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