Floating

"Excellent"
Floating

Facts and Figures

Run time: 90 mins

In Theaters: Friday 8th October 1999

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Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

IMDB: 6.7 / 10

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Floating Review


It might be wandering, it might be inconsistent, and it might have questionable editing (that's putting it mildly), but dammit I enjoyed Floating. This dark coming-of-age story has a lower-class underachiever (Norman Reedus) dealing with a crippled widower father (Will Lyman), stoner friends, and the new rich kid across from the lake where they all live, with Reedus's Van trying to make sense of his future during another wasted summer after highschool. The title isn't just a reference to Van's swimming ability, it's a metaphor for his life, and the movie doesn't take the easy way out in helping him out of his rut. Very interesting if you're a patient viewer.

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