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Weinstein Company, The | Release Date: December 7, 2007
Summary: There was a time when Stanley Phillips could see his entire life clearly. He dreamed of patriotic service and was destined for a military career. He came close to that dream until it was cut short simply because of his poor eyesight. Now he's serving customers at a home supply store while his sergeant wife is fighting in Iraq. Equally as awkward at home as he is at work, he's raising Heidi, their 12-year-old daughter, and Dawn, her 8-year-old sister. Although a loving father, Stanley is unable to conform to a more affectionate role, and the girls miss their mother deeply. While tolerating his job and stumbling through parenting he is abruptly awakened when tragedy strikes. Ill prepared to deal with it himself, he is at a complete loss contemplating how to tell his children. He's desperate to delay telling the children, so they embark on a spontaneous road trip. Grasping to give them their last moments of innocence, Stanley reveals a softer side as they travel to Dawn's chosen destination: Enchanted Gardens Theme Park. The farther they drive, the closer they become, yet Stanley knows he must face the inevitable task of changing their lives forever. (The Weinstein Company)
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DETAILS

Runtime: 85 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic material, brief strong language and teen smoking.
Production: Weinstein Company, The
Genres: Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: May 27, 2008
Director Credit
James C. Strouse Director
Writer Credit
James C. Strouse Written By
Principal Cast Credit
John Cusack Stanley Phillips
Cast Credit
Alessandro Nivola John Phillips
Dana Lynne Gilhooley Grace Phillips
Doug Dearth Captain Riggs
Doug James Chaplain Johnson
Emily Churchill First Woman
Gracie Bednarczyk Dawn Phillips
Jennifer Tyler Third Woman
Marisa Tomei Woman At Pool
Mary Kay Place Woman At Funeral
Penny Slusher Ear Piercer
Rebecca Spence Second Woman
Shélan O'Keefe Heidi Phillips
Susan Messing Fourth Woman
Zach Gray Boy At Pool
Producer Credit
Carina Alves Associate Producer
Celine Rattray Producer
Daniela Taplin Lundberg Producer
Demetra Diamantopoulos Line Producer
Doug Dearth Co-Producer
Galt Niederhoffer Producer
Grace Loh Producer
Jai Stefan Executive Producer
Jessica Levin Co-Producer
John Cusack Producer
Marilyn Haft Co-Producer
Paul Bernstein Executive Producer
Reagan Silber Executive Producer
Riva Marker Co-Producer
Roberta Burrows Co-Producer
Todd Traina Executive Producer
Vail Romeyn Co-Line Producer
Wes Jones Associate Producer