‘Suncoast’ is Surprising

An uneven yet meaningful exploration of life and death.

Sarah Callen
Movies & Us
Published in
3 min readMay 14, 2024

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Laura Linney and Nico Parker in Suncoast | Credit: Searchlight Pictures
Laura Linney and Nico Parker in Suncoast | Credit: Searchlight Pictures

Suncoast introduces us to Doris (Nico Parker), a teenager whose brother, Max (Cree Kawa), has brain cancer and is near the end of his life. She is trying to be a regular teenager while also caring for him and dealing with her grieving and high-strung mother, Kristine (Laura Linney).

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Sarah Callen
Movies & Us

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