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‘Tangerine’ Director Sean Baker To Helm ‘The Florida Project’

'Tangerine' Director Sean Baker To Helm 'The Florida Project'

Armed with little more than an iPhone, a lean budget and gumption, Sean Baker created an indie sensation with last year’s “Tangerine.” For his next project, the filmmaker is departing the west coast locale of “Tangerine” and is heading east.

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June Pictures has announced that Baker’s next film will be “The Florida Project.” The picture will follow a precocious 6 year-old and her rag-tag group of close friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure, contrasted by their parents and the adults around them struggling with hard times. While Baker made a lo-fi wonder last time out, this time he’s trading in his iPhone for shooting on 35mm.

Production will begin in Florida this summer.

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