WHO’S IN IT?

Paul Bettany (A Knight’s Tale), Sophia Lillis (It), Peter Macdissi (Tiptoes), Steve Zahn (Rescue Dawn), Judy Greer (The 15:17 to Paris), Margo Martindale (Blow the Man Down), Stephen Root (Get Out), Lois Smith (Marjorie Prime), Jane McNeil (The Highwaymen), Caity Brewer (Laura Gets a Cat), Michael Perez (Suburbicon), Cole Doman (Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Alan Ball (Towelhead), director, writer, producer; Bill Block (Bad Moms), Michael Costigan (A Bigger Splash), Peter Macdissi (film debut), Stephanie Meurer (Addicted to Fresno) and Jay Van Hoy (Beginners), producers; Nathan Barr (The Boy Next Door), composer; Khalid Mohtaseb (The Wolf Hour), cinematographer; Jonathan Alberts (45 Years), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1973, teenager Beth (Lillis) departs her rural Southern hometown to attend New York University, where her beloved uncle Frank (Bettany) is a respected literature professor. She soon discovers that Frank is gay, and has been living with his partner Wally (Macdissi) for several years in secret, but when news comes that Frank’s father – and Beth’s grandfather – has passed away, Frank is forced to return home for the funeral with both Beth and Wally in tow, and finally confront long-buried traumas that he’s been running away from all this time…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Paul Bettany and It breakout Sophia Lillis deliver some heart-wrenching turns in this uplifting family drama where love and compassion triumphs over conservatism and narrow-mindedness.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

WEDNESDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2020 (AVAILABLE ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEO)

 

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