The Hottest State

Actor-turned-filmmaker Ethan Hawke's second feature, an adaptation of his own novel about youthful heartbreak, is hobbled by its singularly unappealing lead characters. Shortly before his 21st birthday, aspiring actor William Harding (Mark Webber), a transplanted Texan (Texas being the title's "hottest state"), meets Sarah Garcia (Catalina Sandino Moreno)...read more

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02:14 — From actor/director Ethan Hawke comes a bittersweet romantic tale of the joy and pain of first love. Days before his 21st birthday, William (Mark Webb (more…)

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  • Released: 2007
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Actor-turned-filmmaker Ethan Hawke's second feature, an adaptation of his own novel about youthful heartbreak, is hobbled by its singularly unappealing lead characters. Shortly before his 21st birthday, aspiring actor William Harding (Mark Webber), a tr… (more)

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