Pariah (2007)

The powerful story of a Brooklyn teen who embraces her queer identity, told with sumptuous visuals.

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Film details

  • Director

    Dee Rees

  • Country

    USA

  • Year

    2007

  • Type

    Film

Introduction

Rees’ powerful debut follows Alike, a promising Brooklyn teen with a flair for poetry, who quietly but firmly embraces her queer identity with the support of best friend Laura – an out lesbian – and the strained understanding of her family.

With sumptuous visuals by cinematographer Bradford Young (Selma, Restless City), Pariah is a powerful and distinctive story about the journey for a rooted sense of self.

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