Never Rarely Sometimes Always


An intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn and her cousin Skylar embark on a brave, fraught journey across state lines to New York City.

Director’s biography

Eliza Hittman is an award-winning filmmaker, born and based in Brooklyn, N.Y. Her latest film Never Rarely Sometimes Always premiered in the U.S. Dramatic Competition section at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, where it received a special jury award. The film had its international premiere in competition in the Berlin Film Festival. Beach Rats, her second feature film, premiered in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where she won the Directing Award. It premiered internationally at Locarno Film Festival and was a New York Times Critic’s Pick.

Festivals and awards

Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize – Berlinale 2020
Special Jury Prize for Neorealism – Sundance 2020
TVE Otra Mirada Award – San Sebastián Film Festival 2020


Never Rarely Sometimes Always (fic.)
Director: Eliza Hittman
Country: USA, UK
Year: 2020.
Runtime: 101′
Language: English
Cast: Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder, Théodore Pellerin
Production: Pastel, BBC Films, Mutressa Movies, Tango Entertainment

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