13 November 2012 8:32 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In its opening moments, the new trailer for Travis Fine's "Any Day Now," which has already won a slew of festival audience awards--including at Seattle, Tribeca, Chicago and Woodstock--looks to preview a lighthearted film about drag and disco culture in late 1970s Hollywood. But soon enough, a slow, mournful piano line and the exchange of heartfelt smiles between Rudy (Alan Cumming) and Marco (Isaac Leyva), a young teenager with Down Syndrome, let us know that Mr. Fine has a weightier agenda in mind. Inspired by actual events, "Any Day Now" is the story of a gay couple's (Cumming and Garret Dillahunt) fight against a bigoted legal system to keep the disabled child they've rescued from a troubled home. With a layered, charismatic performance from Cumming and the film's blend of salient social issues with warm depictions of unconventional family life, "Any Day Now" is sure to delight all this holiday season. »

- Chris Pomorski

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