An uptight New Yorker and his party girl sister visit their Dad's lake house to meet his new wife, and rough-around-the-edges kids. When the parents announce they're adopting a child to ...
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A successful music producer quits the industry and exiles himself in upstate New York, but the solitude he seeks is shattered when his estranged son and the pop star he's created come looking for answers.
A comedy from an original script by Michael Maren, about a failed Brooklyn writer, Nathan Fisher, played by Bryan Greenberg, who visits his ailing parents in Florida. His mother (Lavin) has... See full summary »
Kathleen Rose Perkins,
Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.
An uptight New Yorker and his party girl sister visit their Dad's lake house to meet his new wife, and rough-around-the-edges kids. When the parents announce they're adopting a child to bring the family together, it has the opposite effect.Written by
Quadrant Motion Pictures
If you like some real emotion with your comedy you'll enjoy this film.
A newly blended family of adult children each with their own peculiarities, fears and resentments and locked away in an isolated house in Northern Ontario what could go wrong? It's a great set up to explore family dynamics, buried emotional scars, forgiveness, isolation and the inherent comedy that exists in all families. If your family isn't laughing at itself half the time you all still have a ton of work to do. That is the message that I took away from this film
The Steps is funny, charming and feels authentic, as if the writer / director Andrew Currie must of lived some iteration or version of this story. It has a kind of idiosyncratic lightness to it, but the comedy is grounded by serious themes and emotions. Andrew Currie has such command of the craft of directing that you kind of become a silent sibling in the corner and let it all unfold in front of you.
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