Miramax Films | Release Date: April 11, 2008
Summary: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold might be imperiously brilliant, but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy. His teenage daughter is an acid-tongued overachiever who follows all too closely in dad's misery-loving footsteps, and his adopted, preposterously ne'er-do-well brother has perfected the art of freeloading. A widower who can't seem to find passion in anything anymore, not even the Victorian literature in which he's an expert, Lawrence seems to be sleepwalking through a very stunted middle age. When his brother shows up unexpectedly for an extended stay just as he accidentally encounters a former student, Janet, the circumstances stir him from his deep freeze, with often comical, sometimes heartbreaking consequences for himself and everyone around him. (Miramax)
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Runtime: 95 min
Rating: R
Production: Grosvenor Park Productions
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Languages: English, Spanish
Home Release Date: Aug 12, 2008
Director Credit
Noam Murro Director
Writer Credit
Mark Poirier Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Dennis Quaid Lawrence Wetherhold
Thomas Haden Church Chuck Wetherhold
Cast Credit
Ashton Holmes James Wetherhold
Camille Mana Missy Chin
Christine Lahti Nancy
David Denman William
Don Wadsworth Hadley
Ellen Page Vanessa Wetherhold
Iva Jean Saraceni Volunteer
Kevin James Doyle Rodney
Patrick Sebes Curtis
Paul Huber Ben
Richard John Walters Parking Lot Attendant
Robert Haley Roth
Sarah Jessica Parker Janet Hartigan
Producer Credit
Bill Block Executive Producer
Bridget Johnson Producer
Bruna Papandrea Producer
Claus Clausen Co-Producer
Deborah Aquila Co-Producer
Edward Rugoff Executive Producer
Glenn M. Stewart Co-Producer
Jennifer Roth Executive Producer
John Woldenberg Co-Producer
Kenneth Orkin Executive Producer
Marina Grasic Executive Producer
Michael Costigan Producer
Michael London Producer
Omar Amanat Executive Producer
Paul Hanson Executive Producer
Said Boudarga Executive Producer
Steffen Aumueller Executive Producer