The Kings of Summer

Why live when you can rule.
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Three unhappy teenage boys head into the wilderness with a plan to build a house and live off the land. Follows three teenage friends -- Joe (Nick Robinson), Patrick (Gabriel Basso) and the eccentric and unpredictable Biaggio (Moises Arias) - who, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land. Free from their parents' rules, their idyllic summer quickly becomes a test of friendship as each boy learns to appreciate the fact that family - whether it is the one you're born into or the one you create -- is something you can't run away from. official plot version from cbsfilms.com

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  • Premiered to rave reviews at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.