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Babyteeth (2019)

Comedy, Drama

Director: Shannon Murphy
Writer: Rita Kalnejais
Starring: Eliza Scanlen, Michelle Lotters, Toby Wallace, Sora Wakaki

One family juggles first love, suburban malaise, and heavy pharmaceuticals in this moving and fresh comedic drama.

When seriously ill teenager Milla falls madly in love with smalltime drug dealer Moses, it's her parents' worst nightmare. But as Milla's first brush with love brings her a new lust for life, things get messy and traditional morals go out the window. Milla soon shows everyone in her orbit—her parents, Moses, a sensitive music teacher, a budding child violinist, and a disarmingly honest pregnant neighborhow to live like you have nothing to lose. What might have been a disaster for the Finlay family instead leads to letting go and finding grace in the glorious chaos of life. Babyteeth joyously explores how good it is not to be dead and how far we will go for love.

Plot summary from IMDb: Milla, a seriously ill teenager falls in love with a drug dealer, Moses, her parents worst nightmare.

Awards: 9 wins & 10 nominations.
Runtime: 118 min



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