Rating: K-16 (13)
Release Date: 16.11.2019
Length: 1h 53min
105min - English. K16
Tapio 4: LA/SAT 16.11. 17:30
Portrait of sisterhood and skate culture
Skate Kitchen is the first narrative feature from The Wolfpack director Crystal Moselle. In the movie Camille, an introverted teenage skateboarder from Long Island, meets and befriends an all-girl, New York City-based skateboarding crew called Skate Kitchen. She falls in with the in-crowd, has a falling-out with her mother, and falls for a mysterious skateboarder guy, but a relationship with him proves to be trickier to navigate than a kickflip.
Writer/director Crystal Moselle immersed herself in the lives of the skater girls and worked closely with them, resulting in the film's authenticity, which combines poetic, atmospheric filmmaking and hypnotic skating sequences. Skate Kitchen precisely captures the experience of women in male-dominated spaces and tells a story of a girl who learns the importance of camaraderie and self-discovery.