‘Babyteeth’ Trailer: ‘Sharp Objects’ Breakout Eliza Scanlen Plays a Cancer Patient Falling for a Drug Dealer

Australian actress Eliza Scanlen made a powerful impression two years ago for her turn in the sweaty, southern gothic HBO miniseries “Sharp Objects” as Amy Adams’ rollerskating, teenaged sister.

She did it again in 2019 as Beth March in Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women.” Finally, the 21-year-old rising star has a vehicle of her own with first-time feature director Shannon Murphy’s “Babyteeth” as a terminally ill young woman in love with a small-time drug dealer.

“Babyteeth” broke out of the Venice Film Festival last summer, before heading off to the BFI London Film Festival and beyond.

Check out the first trailer below.Scanlen plays 16-year-old Milla, a cancer patient who’s fallen hard for raffish fellow teenager Moses on the quote-unquote wrong side of the tracks.

Her infatuation comes much to the chagrin of her parents, played by Aussie power actors Essie Davis and Ben Mendelsohn, but it also brings

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