On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Feeling trapped in the stifling, wealthy enclave of Westport, Connecticut, Anders Harris (Ben Mendelsohn) retires from his job in finance and leaves his wife (Edie Falco) in the hopes that it will renew his lust for life. However, he's quickly faced with the startling reality of his choices; he spends his days looking for things to decorate his empty shelves, sleeping with strangers and feeling terribly lost. Missing his ex-wife and on the outs with his troubled 27-year-old son (Thomas Mann), Anders befriends a drug-addicted teen (Charlie Tahan), sending him down a path of reckless and regrettable behavior. His shameful actions cause him to question who he is as a father and, ultimately, who he is as a person.
During the party scene when Anders is talking about his early retirement, the glass he is holding switches from his right hand to his left hand in the reverse shot. See more »
just kinda lost, you know... and angry and generally rude, immature, a little bit like the guy you see sitting across from you right now.
Oh! Lucky me.
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I liked it even if I got in a dreppessing mood after watching it
I really likes this movie, I guess because I could relate so much to the main character son. I usually get bored with movies like this but I never stopped paying attention.
The characters are real, the way life's is portrayed is really close to what I think life is.
The only thing I didn't really like was the ending, that's the only reason this is a 9/10 for me.
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