The Cake Eaters

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Summary: Living in rural America, The Kimbrough family is a normally odd bunch; Easy, the patriarch, owns a butcher shop and finds himself grieving over the loss of his wife, Ceci, while hiding a secret ongoing relationship for years; Beagle, his youngest son who was left to care for his ailing mother, works in the local high school cafeteria by day but has a burning passion inside that manifests itself through painting street signs; and the eldest son, Guy, has been away pursuing his musical aspirations. Upon Guy’s return home, the complex nature of each character unravels; Beagle’s pent up emotions connect with Georgia Kaminski, a terminally ill teenage girl wanting to experience love before it’s too late; Easy’s long time affair with Marg, Georgia’s eccentric grandmother, is exposed to the Kimbrough family; and Guy discovers that, in his absence, his high school sweetheart, Stephanie, has moved on and started a family of her own. Through it all, The Kimbroughs and Kaminski’s manage to establish a new beginning in the face of their greatest fears; truthfulness, intimacy, the afterlife, and family. (57th & Irving Productions)

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Runtime: 86 min
Rating: Rated R for some language and sexual material involving a teen.
Production: 7th Floor, The
Genres: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
Mary Stuart Masterson Director
Writer Credit
Jayce Bartok Writer
Cast Credit
Aaron Stanford Dwight 'Beagle' Kimbrough
Andrew George Jr. Young Beagle
Bruce Dern Easy
E.J. Carroll Vito
Elizabeth Ashley Marg
Jayce Bartok Guy
Jesse L. Martin Judd
Kristen Stewart Georgia
Mary E. Freeman Flea Market Shopper
MaryLouise Burke Babe
Melissa Leo Ceci
Miriam Shor Stephanie
Susan Gardner Young Pregnant Bride
Talia Balsam Violet
Tom Cavanagh Lloyd
Producer Credit
Allen Bain Producer
Carrie Fix Line Producer
Darren Goldberg Producer
Elisa Pugliese Producer
Jayce Bartok Co-Producer
Jesse Scolaro Producer
Mary Stuart Masterson Producer
Patrick R. Morris Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: