This film came out last year, I had heard about it for a while but didn’t actually get to watch it till today. This film is unique due to the fact instead of filming it all at the same time with different people representing the kids at different ages, they actually spent 12 years filming off and on with the same people.
If you check the reviews for this movie, a lot of people say they don’t understand it. Unlike most films that are popular in the US, this doesn’t have a definite adventure plot.
The goal of this movie is to follow the main character Mason, from being about age 6 to about his 18 birthday when he goes off to college.
I’d have to imagine it must at times have been difficult to get the same actors to be willing to keep coming together to make the movie off and on for the twelve years.
If you haven’t seen it, I would definitely recommend it.