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Free the Nipple

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Free the Nipple

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
84 minutes
Wide Release Date:
12/12/14
performer:
Monique Coleman, Lina Esco, Lola Kirke
director:
Lina Esco
genre:
Comedy, Drama

We gave it a C-

Yes, breasts are a beautiful, natural, baby-nourishing thing, and they’ve been bizarrely shamed and oversexualized in American culture—but writer-director Lina Esco’s amateurish debut is not the film to set them free. Her dramatized take on the real-life movement to challenge laws banning public female toplessness is basically just repeated scenes of pretty, strident twentysomethings spouting inane Revolution 101 rhetoric and shedding their bras for the cause. Sound titillating? It’s not. C-

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