Written and directed by Eliza Hittman, the film is an intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn (Sidney Flanigan) and her cousin Skylar (Talia Ryder) embark across state lines to New York City on a fraught journey of friendship, bravery and compassion. 101 min.
"Hittman is one of the foremost writer-directors of the coming-of-age experience. The performances she draws out of her young cast members are extraordinary. An important film which left many audience members shaken with its urgent and vital message." - Jumpcut Online
"Eliza Hittman builds on the quiet observational strengths of her previous films, and while this simple story may not seem inherently momentous, it speaks volumes about the ways in which women are marginalized in American society." - Screen International
"Hittman refuses to spell everything out for the audience but instead, lets them decide what happened on their own making this journey that much more effective." - We Live Entertainment
"Hittman's eye for detail and emotional complexity is incredibly acute, and she pulls tremendously understated performances out of her two leads." - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"An urgent, extraordinary film for this very moment." - Entertainment Weekly
"Intense but humanistic in equal measure. The glory of Eliza Hittman's film is in finding moments of beauty among the brutal silences, and the magnetic grace that can be found in a person's most difficult days." - Consequence of Sound
"The film is at its most beautiful when it accurately portrays the wistful spontaneity of young life, but also its many dangers and realms of uncertainty." - The Young Folks