The Kings of Summer - Director Talks Versions
The Kings of Summer is a coming-of-age comedy telling the story of three teenage friends who are so fed up with their parents that they decide to build a cabin in the woods (no pun intended). The film gained attention at Cannes 2012 and is now one of the first entries that get a release outside of festivals. Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts talked to the press about his film and shared some interesting info on the different versions of his film with Collider. While the assembly cut was about 3.5 hours long, the final cut of the movie will only have a runtime of 94 minutes.
In comparison to the festival version, two alterations were made to the final product. Those changes can be called either "stilistic" or "censorship". You be the judge:
Asked whether there are certain scenes that didn't make it into the final cut that Vogt-Roberts would have liked to be in there, he answers:
However, there's still hope for a director's cut later on:
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