Winner of the Palme d’Or and Best Director prizes at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival. An ordinary day at a typical American high school takes a sudden tragic turn in this unforgettable film from director Gus Van Sant ('Good Will Hunting'). Unfolding via a series of ingeniously time-shifted segments from the points of view of several students, the story follows them through a variety of familiar activities—classwork, hobbies, gossip, socializing—in the hours leading up to a catastrophic act of violence committed by two disturbed youths. With Timothy Bottoms and an ensemble cast consisting primarily of actual high-school teens including Alex Frost, Eric Deulen, John Robinson, Elias McConnell and Jordan Taylor. Written and directed by Gus Van Sant.
Starring Alex Frost, Eric Deulen, John Robinson
Director Gus Van Sant