After a breakup with his boyfriend, a young man (Jesse Plemons, TV's Fargo) ends his year of hell by taking care of his dying mother (Molly Shannon, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) in this dramedy.... More
"David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels like a stranger in his childhood home. As his mother’s health declines, David frantically tries to extract meaning from this horrible experience and convince everyone (including himself) that he's 'doing okay.'
The rare achievement of writer/director Chris Kelly is his ability to honestly capture the full range of emotions that happen within a family on a daily basis. Exquisite details of mundane moments imbue the film with rare insight and humour." (Sundance Film Festival)Hide