The Novice (2021). A Lauren Hadaway Film. Movie Reviews

The Novice (2021)

The Novice is a 2021 drama movie written and directed by Lauren Hadaway. Starring Isabelle Fuhrman (Orphan).

The dark side of the competition. A portrait of the obsession.

The Novice. Plot

Alex Dall (Isabelle Fuhrman) is a queer college freshman who joins her university’s rowing team and undertakes an obsessive physical and psychological journey to make it to the top varsity boat, no matter the cost. Intent on outperforming her teammates, Alex pushes herself to her limits—and beyond, alienating everyone around her in the name of success. (Filmaffinity)

The Novice (2021)
The Novice (2021)

Movie Reviews

“Fuhrman is fantastic. Her frustration and determination are scary on their own, so coupling her performance with Hadaway’s stylistically sensory choices only makes it more intense an experience” Jared Mobarak: The Film Stage

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Cast & Crew

The Novice (2021)
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Movie title: The Novice

Date published: January 20, 2022

Director(s): Lauren Hadaway

Summary

The dark side of the competition. A portrait of the obsession.

Overall
7/10
7/10