The Thing About My Folks Movie Review 2005

Information and Film Reviews for The Thing About My Folks the Movie

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What happens when an old man on the brink of a divorce drops into his adult son's life? You get a vehicle for Peter Falk's patented crusty lovability. Sam Kleinman (Falk), after a lifetime spent buried in his work, is alone and unfulfilled after his wife Muriel (Dukakis) walks out. Son Ben (Reiser), a successful New York professional who is happily married to Rachel (Perkins), is considering a move to the country. Ben takes his father to inspect a property and the two are plunged into an adventure which includes a classic car, a billiard hall and a fishing trip, all of which serve as a framework for unraveling the meaning of life. Totally worth seeing Falk's magic.

Distribution

New Line Home Video, 116 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (310)854-5811, Fax: (310)854-1824, URL: http://www.newline.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on DVD
Running time 96 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Family Comedy, New York, New York, Road Trip, Dads
Screenplay
Paul Reiser
Cast
Paul Reiser, Peter Falk, Olympia Dukakis, Elizabeth Perkins, Mackenzie Connolly, Lydia Grace Jordan, Ann Dowd, Claire Beckman, Mimi Lieber
Cinematography
Dan Gillham
Director
Raymond De Felitta
Music
Steven Argila
Other
Stuart Deutsch, David Leonard, Kathryn Nixon, Timothy Whidbee
Producer
Robert Newmyer, Jeffrey Silver, Paul Reiser, Nuance Productions

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