Christopher Plummer plays Flash, a curmudgeon with a hankering for classic movies and booze. Cameron is a volatile teen who commits grand theft auto just because the car is an exact replica from Christine. Their relationship is forged in the darkness of a movie theater and fueled by a mutual appreciation of rebellion and cinema. Cameron enters a student film contest, though he lacks the resources of his peers. Learning that Flash is a retired Hollywood gaffer-and the only surviving crew member from Citizen Kane-Cameron follows him to his home at the Motion Picture Residence for the Elderly, a colony of aging film folk set aside by the industry. A quirky fellowship develops, in which Flash and his friends help Cameron make his film, and, in doing so, change his life. Written by
Mill Valley Film Festival Staff
It's never too late to rewrite your life's story.
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Did You Know?
In one of the "Citizen Kane" flashbacks, Orson Welles' name is misspelled on the clapper slate. See more
We never lose our gifts - only our opportunity to open them.
References Rear Window
Santa Maria Live
Performed by The Frames
Written by Glen Hansard See more