Festival de Cannes

Bria Vinaite – The Florida Project #Cannes2017

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“Sean Baker found me on Instagram”

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3 min. and 44 sec.

PODCAST | Chiara Nicoletti interviews Bria Vinaite, actress of the film The Florida Project.

To listen to the interview, click on the ► icon on the right, just above the picture

Bria Vinaite is the main actress in The Florida Project by Sean Baker, the only remarkable adult actor in the film beside Willem Defoe who’s always impeccable. The actress was born in Lithuania and moved to Brooklyn when she was 6 years old. She started as a clothes designer with her company ‘ChroniCal NYC’. On FRED she reveals that Sean Baker found her on Instagram and contacted her through the social network to get her to audition for the role of Halley.

The Florida Project tells the story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around

For the film page on the festival website, click here.

  • Reporter
    Chiara Nicoletti
  • Guest
    Bria Vinaite
  • Interviewee role
  • Film title
    The Florida Project
  • Festival section
    Quinzaine des Realizateurs
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