Follows a day in the life of a group of teenagers on the streets of Manhattan, as they indulge in hedonistic sexual behavior, foul language and drug and alcohol abuse. A landmark film of American Independent Cinema of the 1990’s. Released during the height of the AIDS epidemic of the decade, described as a “wake up call” film and a “parent’s nightmare”. Chaotic and unrestrained.
Written by then 18-year-old Harmony Korine, who would grow up to become one of the most provocative independent directors in America. Stars Korine’s then-girlfriend, Chloë Sevigny, as well as Rosario Dawson, in their film debuts.
Director Larry Clark set out to create “the ultimate teenage movie”, free of any societal or moral constrictions. The film displays a raw, documentarian style, and features a cast of non-professional teenage actors, many of whom he met skating at parks and the streets of NYC.
Explicit and highly controversial to this day . Kids has since garnered a cult following.
Kids Cast: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chloë Sevigny, Rosario Dawson, Harold Hunter