Two closeted Muslim teens have their Friday afternoon ruined by FBI surveillance when their small-time scheming sets an agent on their trail. Convinced the boys are engaged in violent radicalism, the agent pits them against each other and starts to unravel the delicate web of lies protecting their relationship. [Synopsis courtesy of SXSW Film Festival]
Garland’s latest conversation piece is also his most beguiling, and audiences might not be ready for it. The director tells IndieWire why he “can’t prevent or worry too much” about anyone’s interpretations.