Willem Dafoe Discusses His New Film, "The Florida Project"

“The Florida Project” chronicles Halley and her 6-year-old daughter Moonee who live in a motel that’s managed by Bobby (Willem Dafoe), a man whose stern exterior hides a deep reservoir of kindness and compassion. Despite her harsh surroundings, the precocious and ebullient Moonee has no trouble making each day a celebration of life. Her endless afternoons overflow with mischief and grand adventure, while her mother soon finds herself exploring increasingly dangerous options as a way to keep them both alive. Watch Dafoe take the BUILD stage to discuss this film and his career.

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