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Plot, Details & Awards

In the Family

Not Rated In Theaters 11/4/2011 , 169min.
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Plot & Details

Directed by Patrick Wang, In the Family centers on Joey (Wang), a gay man who loses custody of Chip, the son he has with his partner Cody, after Cody dies in a car accident. Cody left custody to his sister, and now Joey must fight the legal system as well as Cody's family's prejudices in order to regain custody of Chip.
  • MPAA Rating: Not Rated
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Run Time: 169min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 11/04/2011
  • DVD Release Date: 06/25/2013
  • Distributor(s): New Yorker Films
  • Director(s): Patrick Wang
  • Starring: Patrick Wang , Trevor St. John , Sebastian Brodziak
  • Themes: Orphans,Custody Battles,Death of a Parent,Non-Traditional Families
  • Tone: Poignant,Reflective
  • Keywords: accident, custody, homosexual, partner, son
  • Country of Origin: USA - Limited (11-04-2011)
  • Language: English

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Independent Spirit Awards Best First Feature Nominated
2011 Independent Spirit Awards Best First Feature Patrick Wang Nominated

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