A darkly comedic drama with strong elements of magic realism about a well off progressive multiracial family from Portland, Oregon made up of husband named Greg, a philosophy professor and disillusioned idealist suffering from midlife identity crisis who regularly cheats on his wife with a prostitute, his wife Audrey, a therapist who always tries to do the right thing and find common ground in every conflict, their three adopted children, a daughter from Liberia named Ashley who runs her own retail fashion website, a son from Vietnam named Duc who is a womanizer and works as a life coach, and a gay son from Colombia named Ramon who is studying video game design and starts suffering from psychic visions in which he keeps seeing the numbers 11:11, and their only biological daughter Kristen who is a junior in high school. With violence, intolerance and hatred on the rise as sexual, spiritual and gender identities become more fluid, the family finds their sanity tested and values ...
We're living in a new reality.
Did You Know?
Alan Ball also directed TV'S past hit series' TRUE BLOOD and SIX FEET UNDER. He won an Academy Award for writing the screenplay for AMERICAN BEAUTY. The series features two other Academy Award winners as well - Holly Hunter won Best Actress for THE PIANO and Tim ROBBINS won Best Supporting Actor for MYSTIC RIVER. See more