Sundance 2021: Zola

Dir: Janicza Bravo
Cast: Taylour Page, Riley Keough
86mins   2021   US   18   English    F-Rated

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2015: Zola, or @zolarmoon, tweets “wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out???????? It's kind of long but full of suspense.” Thus begins a Twitter thread that would go down in history, and from it comes Zola, an acidic, hypnotic thrill-ride from director Janicza Bravo, writer Jeremy O. Harris, and the woman herself. Zola, a Detroit waitress, finds herself flung into a friendship with the chaotic Stefani, a stripper en route to Florida for a 'hoe trip'. Zola's seduced into joining her to make some quick cash – but their journey soon becomes a sleepless 48-hour odyssey involving a lot more than she bargained for.


Sun 1 August