The Novice

Alex Dall, a freshman in college, joins her university’s rowing team and undertakes an extreme physical and psychological journey to make it to the top varsity boat, no matter the cost.

Debut writer-director Lauren Hadaway draws on her personal experience as a competitive collegiate rower to craft an intense thriller about ambition, obsession and the relentless pursuit of greatness.

Please note: This film contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Languages:
English

Duration:
122 minutes

Country of origin:
USA

Year of production:
2021