Poster for The Novice (2021)

The Novice (2021)

Opens in December

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.