WHO’S IN IT?
Greg Kinnear (As Good As It Gets), Paulina García (Gloria), Jennifer Ehle (The King’s Speech), Michael Barbieri (film debut), Theo Taplitz (film debut), Talia Balsam (Trust Me), Alfred Molina (An Education)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ira Sachs (Love Is Strange), director, writer, producer; Mauricio Zacharias (Keep The Lights On), writer; Lucas Joaquin (The Heart Machine), Christos V. Konstantakopoulos (Before Midnight), Jim Lande (BearCity 2: The Proposal) and L.A. Teodosio (Peace of Mind), producers; Dickon Hinchliffe (Winter’s Bone), composer; Óscar Durán (Apartment 143), cinematographer; Mollie Goldstein (Palindromes) and Affonso Gonçalves (Beasts of the Southern Wild), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
After his grandfather dies, quiet and sensitive 13-year-old Jake (Taplitz) moves from Manhattan to an apartment in Brooklyn with his father Brian (Kinnear) and mother Kathy (Ehle). He soon meets and sparks a friendship with the confident and charismatic Tony (Barbieri), but a dispute between Jake’s parents and Tony’s mother Leonor (García) threatens to tear the two apart…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Critically applauded for its sensitive and all too real portrayal of modern gentrification, Little Men remembers to also be a charming and heart-breaking story about friendship in the early teens.