American Dreams / UK premiere

Palo Alto

  • Gia Coppola /
  • USA /
  • 2013 /
  • 100 mins

James Franco, Emma Roberts, Val Kilmer / Fiction / English

Kids in trouble are the theme of an impressive debut from a famed filmmaking family.

An alluring and dynamic cinematic approach to James Franco's short stories about the restless and troubled lives of privileged teenagers in the San Francisco Bay area. Franco himself stars as a sexy soccer coach who becomes involved with a female student (Emma Roberts). The newest member of the Coppola family to take up directing, Gia Coppola reveals a remarkable talent for evoking the desires and dangers of youth in this sharp-edged and visually captivating film. [15]

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