The Novice (2021)
Director: Lauren Hadaway Run Time: 96 min. Release Year: 2021
Starring: Amy Forsyth, Isabelle Fuhrman, Jeni Ross, Jonathan Cherry, Kate Drummond
Alex Dall, 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.