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R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
After their college athlete son (Kip Pardue) commits suicide, Sandy (Sigourney Weaver) and Ben Travis (Jeff Daniels) re-evaluate their relationship. Their teenage son, Tim (Emile Hirsch), offers some relief from the difficulties when Sandy starts smoking marijuana with him, though Ben feels excluded from their newfound friendship. When Tim realizes he is no longer attracted to his girlfriend, Steph (Suzanne Santo), his interest in neighbor Kyle (Ryan Donowho) takes on a whole new meaning.

Cast: Sigourney Weaver , Emile Hirsch , Jeff Daniels , Michelle Williams , Kip Pardue , Deirdre O'Connell , Ryan Donowho , Suzanne Santo

Director: Dan Harris

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Imaginary Heroes (2004)

Release Date: February 18th, 2005|1 hr. 52 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    What the movie damagingly lacks is a personality of its own. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Reveals essential truthfulness about families. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Everyone is touched by sadness or hobbled by self-deception, and everyone is interesting, even moving, to watch until the drama slowly suffocates beneath the weight of its revelations. show more

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