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The Kings of Summer

What's it about?

On the verge of adolescence, Joe finds himself increasingly frustrated by his single father, Frank's attempts to manage his life. Declaring his freedom once and for all, he escapes to a clearing in the woods with his best friend, Patrick, and a strange kid named Biaggio.

Why do we love it?

This modern telling of a coming of age story has a hilarious script with brilliant performances all round. The film aesthetically looks gorgeous and captures not only the warmth of summer but the escapism that we all crave.

Who's in it?

Nick Robinson - Joe Toy

Gabriel Basso - Patrick Keenan

Moisés Arias - Biaggio

Who made it?

Where can I watch it?

Find out where you stream, rent or buy The Kings of Summer at JustWatch


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