‘Savage Youth’ Exclusive Trailer: Marginalized Teens In A Small Town Go To Violent Extremes In Michael Curtis Johnson’s Latest Film

The Playlist | 3/21/2019 | Charles Barfield
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There is a long history of films that attempt to capture the world of modern youth culture. Harmony Korine and Larry Clark might have the most famous example with their 1995 film “Kids.” But that film has spawned many other films that aim to showcase the “real” way teens interact, such as “Thirteen” and even more recently (with a far more comedic tone) “Eighth Grade.” Now, filmmaker Michael Curtis Johnson adds to this storied sub-genre of films with his upcoming “Savage Youth.”

In honor of “Savage Youth” being released in April, we are proud to present our readers with the premiere of the film’s trailer and poster. Inspired by news of violence in his hometown involving teenagers, Johnson wrote and directed “Savage Youth,” which tells the story of a group of troubled teens in a small town. As you might expect, especially if you’ve grown up in an impoverished small town, drugs and violence run amok, and the six teens at the heart of the film must deal with the consequences.

Trailer - Savage - Youth

You can see from the trailer, “Savage Youth” isn’t...
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