HONEYCOMB (Slamdance 2022) – Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

Stories about small isolated groups of individuals cut off from the broader world and left to construct their own new society on their own terms is a far from original premise. With its shared focus on young woman cut adrift, Avalon Fast’s Honeycomb fits the trope. But there is nothing derivative or nostalgic about Honeycomb. It is a wild, wandering, wonderous film, a dreamy, abstracted portrait of that liminal space between adolescence and adulthood.

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