Duke White (Harvey Keitel) hasn't been an ideal father to his five boys. An inveterate gambler who never experienced a windfall he couldn't blow within 24 hours, he has come to the end of his rope, literally. With Jason Jones, Scott Caan, Paulo Costanzo and Siam Yu.
"An entertainingly light-hearted romp" - Reelfilm.com "The writing is wicked, the action is completely demented and there's no shortage of comedic gifts on display." -- Jam.Canoe.com
A Beginner's Guide to Endings
FATE THROWS A SUCKER PUNCH AT THREE BROTHERS WHEN THEY LEARN THEIR DEADBEAT DAD'S RECKLESS WAYS HAVE DOOMED THEM ALL TO DIE, AND WITH JUST A FEW DAYS LEFT, THEY SET OUT TO MAKE AMENDS IN THIS DARK AND HILARIOUS ENSEMBLE COMEDY!
Duke White (Harvey Keitel, Little Fockers, Inglourious Basterds, Reservoir Dogs) hasn't been an ideal father to his five boys. An inveterate gambler who never experienced a windfall he couldn't blow within 24 hours, he has come to the end of his rope, literally. Years ago, he signed up his three eldest sons for unsafe drug tests that turned out to have dire consequences: the boys' life expectancies have been substantially reduced. Upon receiving the news after their father's funeral, the sons return to their family home in Niagara Falls, where they respond to their eminent demises in different yet equally hilarious ways. Womanizing Cal (Scott Caan, "Hawaii Five-O," "Entourage") is determined to hook up with Miranda (Tricia Helfer,"Dark Blue," "Battlestar Galactica), the one girl who got away. Cautious Jacob (Paulo Costanzo, "Royal Pains", Splinter), the only son with a real job, is determined to take every risk he didn't take earlier, usually accompanied by Duke's youngest son, Todd (Siam Yu). And finally there's his eldest, Nuts (Jason Jones,"The Daily Show"), a boxer turned promoter who seems to have inherited his father's love of the calamitous long shot. Written and directed with a keen sense of father-son awareness, Jonathan Sobol's A Beginner's Guide to Endings features crackling dialogue and bravura performances.
Run time: 92 mins.
Street: August 28
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August 27, 2012, 7:25 am - PR