Monday, June 13, 2022

CHICKEN (2022) Tribeca 2022

Based on actual events the film charts a teenaged boy in juvie detention. As he tries to get along he is given a chance to care for some young chicks.

This is a sweet little film that has a definite lived in quality. While the detention center is less crowded than the actual ones that I know of, the film scores points in the little moments and details that give us a real feeling of having been there. Clearly the filmmakers were there and they know of what they speak.

I was moved.

Worth a look.

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