Babyteeth

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Synopsis

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 how 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 yet and how far we will go for love.

Cast

  • Ben Mendelsohn
  • Andrea Demetriades
  • Essie Davis
  • Eliza Scanlen
  • Toby Wallace
  • Emily Barclay
  • Charles Grounds
  • Arka Das
  • Justin Smith
  • Priscilla Doueihy

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Trivia

  • Eliza Scanlen's feature film debut.
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Metacritic

70
Sep 9, 2019

Babyteeth is a funny, affecting group portrait, a comedy-tinged family drama.

Lee Marshall
Screen Daily
60
Sep 9, 2019

The movie — like the performances of its small ensemble — works best when the director gets out of her own way, forgetting her aversion to clean, conventional narrative and giving the material breathing space to resonate.

Metacritic review by David Rooney
David Rooney
The Hollywood Reporter
68
Sep 9, 2019

Does it all work? Not quite, but you can’t fault a film for its ambition, least of all one that does manage to bring it all together for a deeply moving home stretch.

Metacritic review by Ben Croll
Ben Croll
TheWrap