Rapidly transitioning from sophomore film club and into production with his third oeuvre, Trey Edward Shults was the talk of the town with his award winning SXSW, Cannes price of a Volkswagen debut Krisha. Filming on Waves took place over the past summer, with Lucas Hedges, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Taylor Russell, Alexa Demie and Sterling K. Brown all cast in the Florida set backdrop. Regular DP in Drew Daniels and a Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross score assures a bonafide fest if A24 decides to move in that direction.
Gist: Two young couples experience growing up and falling in love.
Release Date/Prediction: A24 made a cool 13 million with the summer release of It Comes at Night (read review) – they’ll be hard at work to get some Croisette traction and perhaps use the same release date strategy.