The Beautiful Ones

The lives of a young veteran, a tormented teenager and an activist journalist intertwine by way of an old Polaroid camera that changes hands over the course of 15 years following 9/11 in a portrait of young Americans becoming unwittingly bound together by their experiences of love, loss and search for identity. 

Neil Paik Neil Paik
Director, Screenwriter

Neil graduated from UCLA’s film program in 2013. His thesis, a fictional short about an American trauma surgeon serving in Afghanistan, garnered several awards during its nationwide festival... more»