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Based on Joyce Maynard's coming-of-age novel and set in small-town New England in the late 1980s, the film stars Josh Brolin as Frank, an escaped convict who convinces a reclusive single mother (Kate Winslet) and her young son Henry (Gattlin Griffith) to let him hide out in their house. What's originally only supposed to be a few hours turns into an entire long weekend, as Frank becomes the stand-in man of the house both mother and son had been missing, fixing loose floorboards, teaching Henry how to play baseball, and yes, bake a peach pie.
Following the movie's premiere during the Toronto International Film Festival, Reitman, Brolin and Griffith held a press conference to discuss their new film. »
- Rick Mele
ComingSoon.net has been talking to second-generation filmmaker Jason Reitman for many years, going back to his very first movie, an adaptation of Christopher Buckley's Thank You for Smoking that quickly got him out from under the shadow of his famous filmmaking father. Reitman jumped right from that into his first teaming with Diablo Cody for Juno , then continued his run of successful adaptations with Up in the Air , starring George Clooney, Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick. Ever since then, Reitman has bounced between adapting novels for his own films and working closely with Cody, directing her script Young Adult as well as producing the horror film Jennifer's Body , but it's always something special when he goes back to one of his adaptations. Following suit, Reitman »
2 items from 2014
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