Trailer

I Saw the TV Glow

Runtime
1hr 40mins
Directed by
Jane Schoenbrun
Featuring
Justice Smith,
Brigette Lundy-Paine,
Danielle Deadwyler
Body

A mesmerizing coming-of-age film equally indebted to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and David Cronenberg, Jane Schoenbrun’s sophomore feature is a boldly conceived story of self-discovery, defined by the ecstatic highs and devastating pitfalls of pop-cultural obsession.

Teenager Owen is just trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show — a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the pale glow of the television, Owen’s view of reality begins to crack.

With its magnetic cast and evocative ‘90s-set production design—set to a sensational soundtrack of original music from Alex G., Sloppy Jane and Caroline Polachek among others — I Saw The TV Glow evinces a depth of feeling that dares to embrace the mournful and abstract, and feels destined to become one of the enduring teen movies.  — Los Angeles Festival of Movies

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