"Lovely. Features an award-worthy performance by the never-disappointing Patricia Clarkson." Fr. Chris Carpenter, MOVIE DEAREST
Celia Green (Oscar nominee Patricia Clarkson, Six Feet Under, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) is at a crossroads. She and her husband Malcolm (Chris Mulkey, Captain Phillips, Twin Peaks) have been coming to their resort house at Lake Tahoe for more than 30 years, and yet Celia now feels that something in her life is missing. Gathering her two adult sons (Zachary Booth, Damages, and Joseph Cross, Lincoln) and their partners for a rare weekend together, Celia hopes to come to terms with the past that the house represents and her desire to move forward. Amid an eclectic assortment of guests and drop-ins both young and old, and a catastrophe that upends Celia's meticulously devised weekend, the Green family must learn to strengthen the ties that bind them even if it means letting go of the things they thought were important. A dark comedy of manners, Last Weekend, from the executive producer of Breaking Bad, is about the end of an era for a family - and the steps we must often take in order to create new beginnings.
Release Date: December 30, 2014
Rating: Not rated
Running time: 94 minutes
About IFC Entertainment
A leader in the independent film industry, IFC Entertainment consists of multiple brands devoted to bringing the best of specialty films to the largest possible audience: IFC Films, Festival Direct, IFC Productions, and the IFC Center. IFC Films is a leading distributor of independent film. Its unique day and date distribution model, 'IFC In Theaters,' makes independent films available to a national audience by releasing them simultaneously in theaters as well as on cable's On Demand platform and through Pay-Per-View, reaching 50 million homes. 'IFC Festival Direct' features a wide selection of titles acquired from major international film festivals and offers them exclusively through Video on Demand. IFC Productions is a feature film production company that provides financing for select independent film projects. IFC Center is a three-screen, state-of-the-art cinema with luxurious seating and HD digital and 35mm projection that shows art-house films in the heart of New York's Greenwich Village. IFC Entertainment's companies are subsidiaries of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC.
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News Editor December 8, 2014, 8:40 am