“The Suburbs is where the craziest shit happens.”
1980’s Era nostalgia has been a marketable commodity since Stranger Things took the world by storm in 2016. This was made abundantly evident by the record-breaking success of Andy Muschietti’s IT, a film that takes place over a period between 1988 and 1989. The next property looking to capitalize on this phenomenon is Summer of ’84, premiering at Sundance later this month.
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Summer of ’84 is directed by François Simard and Anouk Whissell from a script penned by Matt Leslie and Stephen J. Smith; the film stars Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, and Caleb Emery. Check out the trailer and synopsis below.
Official Synopsis: After suspecting that their police officer neighbor is a serial killer, a group of teenage friends spend their summer spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get dangerous.