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Tribeca Film has acquired North American rights to Ed Burns' "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas," prior to its Toronto debut on September 9. Writer-director and star Burns is joined by Connie Britton and Michael McGlone -- both of whom also starred with him in his debut "The Brothers McMullen" -- as well as Noah Emmerich, Kerry Bishé, Caitlin FitzGerald and Ed Lauter. Tribeca, who also released Burns' "Newlyweds" last year, is eyeing a late November release via multiple platforms, maximizing the holiday-theme potential. Burns calls the film his "most personal work"; check out the synopsis below. Tribeca's Geoff Gilmore says, “Deeply felt performances from a strong ensemble cast make the Fitzgeralds a family that recalls the McMullen’s but with a fresh and wry perspective all its own.” With The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, Burns returns to the working-class, Irish-American roots of The Brothers »


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