Single mom Laura (Farmiga), along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry (MacDougall) is forced to drive Jack (Plummer), her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home. The road trip veers off course when Jack decides to make a couple 'stops' and Henry asks to see his ne'er-do-well dad Leonard (Cannavale), completely upending Laura's attempt to hold her family together and ultimately forcing her to finally see her father for the man he really is.
Filmed in May 2016, but not released until early 2018. See more »
I was thinking we might switch back to seeing each other once a month. Yeah, I'm feeling like I'm in a really good place. You know, like, I've done the work. We've done the work. We've done it.
Have you spoken with your father recently?
Well, I... He called, but I did not pick up. He knows the conditions.
So you set a boundary?
That must have been very difficult for you.
Not really. No. I'm feeling really resolute. Like, *very* resolute. So resolute, in fact... I was thinking...
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This is a road movie, I guess add it to the 450 made in the past 25 years, so perhaps people are tired of the genre. But I found it funny in more than a few spots. Not for everyone, obviously, but give it a chance, if you're in a risky, open minded mood.
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