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2 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
After his partner dies in a car accident, a gay man (Patrick Wang) must fight for custody of the boy (Sebastian Brodziak) he's come to love as his own son.

Cast: Patrick Wang , Sebastian Brodziak , Trevor St. John , Lisa Altomare , Susan Kellerman , Conan McCarty , Harriet D. Foy , Zachary Sayle

Director: Patrick Wang

Genres: Drama

In the Family (2011)

Release Date: November 4th, 2011|2 hr. 49 min.

critic reviews (9)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It is probably unlike any movie you've ever seen, and in ways both bad and good. It is, by turns, inept and brilliant, shockingly amateurish and inspired. To see it is to sit there for long stretches amazed at how clumsy, fake and misguided it is. But then, five minutes later you might easily be riveted and moved by its awkward brilliance. show more

  • 90
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    This deeply humanistic, profoundly touching work representing independent cinema at its finest should be seen by far wider audiences. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    What a courageous first feature this is, a film that sidesteps shopworn stereotypes and tells a quiet, firm, deeply humanist story about doing the right thing. It is a film that avoids any message or statement and simply shows us, with infinite sympathy, how the life of a completely original character can help us lead our own. show more

  • July 20, 2012 Nat and James
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    Very thought provoking quiet little fim. The cast is quite good especially the Director/Actor . The film making however had large pauses of time with a black and balnk screen..just a bit too many minutes of a pause as oppsed to a fade out fade in. All in all the film is humane and has a big big heart with some very good moments. I recommend anyone seeing it, it is a valid issue on many levels.

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