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During development, the project — which was directed by My One and Only‘s Richard Loncraine — flirted with a variety of titles including Ruth & Alex and Life Itself before settling on the aforementioned moniker. In tandem with the news, the studio also confirmed a new release date for the comedy, which will have a limited release on May 8, 2015.
As you’ve probably already guessed by now, 5 Flights Up will see Freeman and Keaton play a married couple who find themselves faced with a tough decision: should they sell their beloved Brooklyn home? Over the course of the film, they begin to realize that leaving the house they know and love may not be as daunting as they first imagined, instead offering up a whole new life opportunity in their twilight years. »
- Michael Briers
Focus World said today that the Morgan Freeman-Diane Keaton film formerly known as Ruth & Alex, has been retitled 5 Flights Up and been set for a May 8 limited release. The Oscar winners star as a married couple trying to decide whether to sell their longtime Brooklyn home. During the course of one crazy weekend, they discover that finding a new apartment is not about winding down but starting a new adventure.
Focus World, the alternative distribution arm of Focus Features, snagged rights to the comedy after its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Cynthia Nixon, Korey Jackson, Claire van der Boom, Carrie Preston also star.
- The Deadline Team
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