Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017 Presented by Dollar Bank



Year: 2016
Country: USA
Run Time: 87 minutes



Writer/director/comedian Demetri Martin stars alongside Academy Award® winner Kevin Kline in this comedic and heartfelt tale about a father and son coming to terms with love, loss, and everything in between. Dean (Martin) is an illustrator whose unwillingness to deal with the recent death of his mother means escaping his hometown of New York for an interview with an ad agency in Los Angeles. His retired engineer dad Robert (Kline) takes a more regimented approach to grief, including putting the family home up for sale. Both father and son set out on their own paths to find a new normal as unexpected circumstances and potential new love interests threaten to thwart all plans. —CBS Films


CIFF41 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Saturday, April 01, 2017 at 7:50 PM

Sunday, April 02, 2017 at 1:40 PM

Recommended for High School Students +

American Independents Competition

Demetri Martin

Giles Andrew, Charles Denton, Jessica Latham, Elliott Watson

Demetri Martin

Mark Schwartzbard

Josh Salzberg

Principal Cast
Kevin Kline, Demetri Martin, Gillian Jacobs, Mary Steenburgen, Rory Scovel, Christine Woods

Director Bio
Demetri Martin is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He has appeared in various films, television shows, and live comedy venues across America and abroad. Martin's first two books were New York Times best sellers. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker.

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