No Matter What

“No Matter What” is a moving polaroid of Northern Florida, a place superficially frozen in time but increasingly threatened by the modern perils of economic fallout and cheap, dangerous rural drugs. Nick and Joey are 15. They skip school, skateboard, are growing up and old, but not out. They’re almost entirely parent-less, except for Joey’s mom. But she’s been slipping away for years. And then, on an unexceptional morning, she’s just gone. The boys have subsisted in the charming bleakness through each other’s company alone, but their friendship will be defined by the ensuing excursion to find her. [Synopsis courtesy of SXSW]